ISBN-10:
0495809136
ISBN-13:
9780495809135
Pub. Date:
02/21/2014
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice / Edition 4

The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice / Edition 4

by Joanne Belknap

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The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice / Edition 4

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN: GENDER, CRIME, AND JUSTICE is the definitive guide on women and the criminal justice system, focusing on female offenders and their treatment by the criminal justice system, female victims of crime, and female employees of criminal justice system agencies. Thoroughly updated with new research and statistics, the fourth edition covers such timely and important topics as restorative justice, gender-responsive programming, sex trafficking, pathways research, Intimate Partner Abuse (IPA)/Domestic Violence (DV), and stalking.

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ISBN-13: 9780495809135
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/21/2014
Pages: 656
Sales rank: 308,507
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

A lifelong advocate for women's issues and a renowned scholar and researcher at the University of Colorado's department of Sociology, Joanne Belknap is both a powerful feminist and a talented analyst of the criminal justice system.

Table of Contents

1. The Emergence of Gender in Criminology. Part II: WOMEN'S and GIRLS' OFFENDING. 2. A Critique of Mainstream/"Malestream" Theories. 3. Feminist and Pro-Feminist Theories. 4. A Gendered Account of Women's and Girls' Offending. 5. Processing Women and Girls in the Criminal Legal System. 6. Incarcerated Women and Girls. Part III: GENDER-BASED ABUSE (GBA). 7. Gender-Based Abuse (GBA): A Prevalent and Global Phenomenon. 8. Focusing on Sexual Abuse. 9. Intimate Partner Abuse and Stalking. Part IV: WOMEN WORKING IN THE CRIMINAL LEGAL SYSTEM. 10. Women Working in Prisons and Jails. 11. Women Working in Policing and Law Enforcement. 12. Women Working in the Courts. Part V: CONCLUSIONS. 13. Effecting Change.

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