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Doing Justice, Doing Gender: Women in Law and Criminal Justice Occupations / Edition 1
     

Doing Justice, Doing Gender: Women in Law and Criminal Justice Occupations / Edition 1

by Susan Ehrlich Martin, Nancy Jurik, Nancy C. Jurik
 

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ISBN-10: 0803951981

ISBN-13: 9780803951983

Pub. Date: 02/13/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

An insight into the long-standing struggle of women in criminal justice occupations to move beyond the barriers of gender segregation is provided in this book.

The authors take a close look at the organization of justice occupations along gender lines and in doing so discuss issues such as the historical roles of women in the criminal justice system; the

Overview

An insight into the long-standing struggle of women in criminal justice occupations to move beyond the barriers of gender segregation is provided in this book.

The authors take a close look at the organization of justice occupations along gender lines and in doing so discuss issues such as the historical roles of women in the criminal justice system; the expansion of women's assignments and contributions in the past 20 years; the barriers that women in justice occupations have encountered at an interpersonal, organizational, occupational and societal level; the performance of women in more responsible and onerous positions, and their response to workplace barriers; and the effect of women on the criminal justice system, victims, offenders, co-workers, and the public.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803951983
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/13/1996
Series:
Women in the Criminal Justice System Series , #1
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Changes in Criminal Justice Organizations, Occupations, and Women's Work
Explanations for Gender Inequality in the Workplace
The Nature of Police Work and Women's Entry into Law Enforcement
Women Officers Encountering the Gendered Police Organization
Women Entering the Legal Profession
Change and Resistance
The Organizational Logic of the Gendered Legal World and Women Lawyers' Responses
Women in Corrections
Advancement and Resistance
Gendered Organizational Logic and Women CO Response
Doing Justice, Doing Gender, Today and Tomorrow
Occupations, Organizations, and Change

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