By Susan F. Sharp,Susan Marcus-Mendoza,Kathleen A. Cameron,Elycia S. Daniel-Roberson

ISBN-10: 1594600317

ISBN-13: 9781594600319

 This interdisciplinary quantity explores a number of dimensions of woman offending and the underlying gender assumptions inherent during this phenomenon. The readings are unique learn written for this e-book, incorporating quite a few methodologies together with case reviews, in-depth interviews, and analyses of enormous nation and nationwide info units.                              

Grounded in feminist concept, the gathering is split into 3 sections. the 1st specializes in theoretical perspectives on ladies and crime from a feminist technique. the significance of investigating the intersection of race, category, gender, skill prestige, and sexual orientation is addressed in the various readings, in addition to an exam of the methods society has failed those women. The moment part makes a speciality of kinds of girl offending.  those comprise an in-depth exploration of women who kill their young children, in addition to an exam of the way ladies concerned with the methamphetamine alternate view themselves.  different readings comprise ladies who circulation from felony intercourse paintings into prostitution and girls who become suicide bombers. The ultimate component of the booklet is concentrated on how the process responds to girls who offend.  Chapters include such interesting themes as wrongful convictions, how girls adventure incarceration (including overall healthiness treatment), second probability grandparenting, and a qualitative research serious about recidivism and reintegration.                           

Each bankruptcy comprises dialogue questions.

PowerPoint slides can be found upon adoption.  pattern slides from the whole 280-slide presentation can be found to view here. Email bhall@cap-press.com for extra information.

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