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“GANGS” Series Speaker: Meda Chesney-Lind

Apr 14 @ 12:15 pm-1:45 pm

Watch Live Webcast: A live webcast of this event is available at the ad-supported site Ustream.tv. To watch, go to http://bit.ly/gangserieslive. Meda Chesney-Lind is Professor of Women’s Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Hawaii, and a B.A. Summa Cum Laude from Whitman College. Nationally recognized for her work on women and crime, her books include Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice, The Female Offender: Girls, Women and Crime, Female Gangs in America, Invisible Punishment, Girls, Women and Crime, and Beyond Bad Girls: Gender Violence and Hype.    She has just finished an edited collection on trends in girls’ violence, entitled Fighting for Girls: Critical Perspectives on Gender and Violence, published by SUNY Press. Dr. Chesney-Lind is a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology and the Western Society of Criminology. She has been on the Women’s Studies faculty at the University of Hawaii since 1986, and also serves on the graduate faculty in the Department of Sociology.This presentation is a part of a year-long speaker series sponsored by the Department of Social Welfare, GANGS: Strategies to Break the Cycle of Violence.Light lunch will be provided, reservations are required: rsvp@publicaffairs.ucla.edu or (310) 206-8034


Apr 14
12:15 pm-1:45 pm
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