The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice / Edition 2

The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice / Edition 2

by Joanne Belknap
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534542093

ISBN-13: 9780534542092

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text covers women and the criminal justice system with a focus on three major areas: (1) female offenders and their treatment by the criminal justice system; (2) female victims of crime; and (3) female employees of the agencies of the criminal justice system. This is the only text to emphasize all three aspects.  See more details below

Overview

This text covers women and the criminal justice system with a focus on three major areas: (1) female offenders and their treatment by the criminal justice system; (2) female victims of crime; and (3) female employees of the agencies of the criminal justice system. This is the only text to emphasize all three aspects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534542092
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1The emergence of gender in criminology1
2Critiquing criminological theories31
3The frequency and nature of female offending95
4Processing women and girls in the system143
5Incarcerating, punishing, and "treating" offending women and girls177
6The image of the female victim237
7Sexual victimization266
8Intimate partner abuse and stalking319
9Women working in prisons and jails375
10Women working in policing and law enforcement407
11Women working in the courts437
12Effecting change468

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