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Women who offend

Author: Gill McIvor
Publisher: London : New York, N.Y. : J. Kingsley, ©2004.
Series: Research highlights in social work, 44.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting research that will underpin effective practice with women who offend, this unique and thought-provoking text aims to help professionals meet the needs of this group as well as providing a theoretical resource for policy makers and academics. The authors, coming from a variety of professional and research perspectives, discuss important issues concerning women in the criminal justice system, including: the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Women who offend.
London : New York, N.Y. : J. Kingsley, ©2004
(DLC) 2004004351
(OCoLC)54503791
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gill McIvor
ISBN: 1423710118 9781423710110 1846420415 9781846420412 9781843101543 1843101548 128026716X 9781280267161
OCLC Number: 60741748
Description: 1 online resource (302 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Female offending: a theoretical overview / Loraine Gelsthorpe --
Breaking the mould: patterns of female offending / Michele Burman --
From 'a safer to a better way': transformations on penal policy for women / Jacqueline Tombs --
Why are more women being sentenced to custody? / Carol Hedderman --
Living with paradox: community supervision of women offenders / Judith Rumgay --
Service with a smile? women and community 'punishment' / Gill McIvor --
Women in prison / Nancy Loucks --
Women's release from prison: the case for change / Christine Wilkinson --
Black women and the criminal justice system / Ruth Chigwada-Bailey --
Risk, dangerousness and female offenders / Hazel Kemshall --
The 'criminogenic' needs of women offenders / Carol Hedderman --
Women, drug use and the criminal justice system / Margaret S. Malloch --
Working with girls and young women / Susan Batchelor and Michele Burman.
Series Title: Research highlights in social work, 44.
Responsibility: edited by Gill McIvor.
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