Women and the criminal justice system
- Van Wormer, Katherine S., author.
- Fourth edition.
- Boston : Pearson, 
- Physical description
- xxi, 400 pages ; 26 cm
HV9950 .V38 2014
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- Bartollas, Clemens author.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Theoretical perspectives on women and the criminal justice system
- Women in crime
- Gender-specific programming for female offenders
- Delinquency across the life span
- Women, substance abuse, and criminal justice
- The prison environment
- Restorative justice for female victims and offenders
- Wife and partner abuse
- Women's victimization : global perspectives
- Women in law enforcement
- Women in the legal profession
- Women in corrections
- Summary and trends for the future.
- Publisher's Summary
- An empowerment approach to women in the criminal justice system. Women and the Criminal Justice System, Fourth Edition, presents an up-to-date analysis of women as victims of crime, as offenders, and as professionals in the justice system. The text features an empowerment approach is unified by underlying themes of the intersection of gender, race, and class; and evidence-based research. Personal narratives highlight the information provided to help students connect the text material with real-life situations. An emphasis on critical thinking teaches students to look beyond media hype concerning female offenders to study the real stories behind women affected by and working in the justice system.
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- Publication date
- Katherine Stuart van Wormer, University of Northern Iowa ; Clemens Bartollas, University of Northern Iowa.