skip to content
Women and crime : a reference handbook Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Women and crime : a reference handbook

Author: Judith Ann Warner
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2012.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Warner offers comprehensive information on women and crime. Women constitute a small and neglected population within our jails and prisons. Patriarchal ideology and social structure simultaneously idealize women's sexuality, and makes them subject to intimate physical and sexual victimization. Women offenders tend to be poor minority women who have had to deal with defunded public schools, family violence, and  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Ann Warner
ISBN: 9781598844238 1598844237 9781598844245 1598844245
OCLC Number: 729344589
Description: xix, 339 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
History and background --
Problems, controversies, and solutions --
The globalization of women's crime and victimization --
Chronology --
Biographies --
Data and documents --
Directory of organizations and government agencies --
Print and nonprint resources --
Internet resources --
Documentaries --
Glossary --
Index --
About the author.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Judith A. Warner.

Abstract:

Drawing on government data and interdisciplinary expertise, this timely book seeks to explain why the changing economic and legal status of women has not reduced the gender gap in criminal offending.  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This title will be a solid addition to academic libraries for use by students in criminal justice and women's studies programs." - Library Journal "This most recent addition to ABC-CLIO's Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (3)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.