Women and the Criminal Justice System

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Women and the Criminal Justice System

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Description

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. -- Provided by publisher

Keywords

Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States; Women -- Drug use -- United States; Female offenders -- United States;

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9780133141351

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

Pearson

City

Boston, MA

Department

Department of Social Work

Department

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

Comments

Fourth Edition

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Language

EN

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