Women, Crime, and Justice : Balancing the Scales, Paperback Book

Women, Crime, and Justice : Balancing the Scales Paperback


Women, Crime, and Justice: Balancing the Scales presents a comprehensive analysis of the role of women in the criminal justice system, providing important new insight to their position as offenders, victims, and practitioners. Draws on global feminist perspectives on female offending and victimization from around the worldCovers topics including criminal law, case processing, domestic violence, gay/lesbian and transgendered prisoners, cyberbullying, offender re-entry, and sex traffickingExplores issues professional women face in the criminal justice workplace, such as police culture, judicial decision-making, working in corrections facilities, and moreIncludes international case examples throughout, using numerous topical examples and personal narratives to stimulate students critical thinking and active engagement


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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  • Category: Gender studies: women
  • ISBN: 9781118793466

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