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Women, crime, and justice : balancing the scales

Author: Elaine Gunnison; Frances P Bernat; Lynne Goodstein
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Women, Crime, and Justice: Balancing the Scales presents a comprehensive analysis of the role of women in the criminal justice system, providing important new insight to their position as offenders, victims, and practitioners. Draws on global feminist perspectives on female offending and victimization from around the world; Covers topics including criminal law, case processing, domestic violence, gay/lesbian and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gunnison, Elaine.
Women, crime, and justice.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons, [2017]
(DLC) 2016004472
(OCoLC)933721945
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Gunnison; Frances P Bernat; Lynne Goodstein
ISBN: 9781118793442 1118793447 9781118793619 1118793617
OCLC Number: 950459945
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foundations for understanding women and crime --
Women and the crimes that they commit --
Women convicted of crime and their punishments --
Legal control over women's bodies : pregnancy and crime --
Sexual victimization --
Domestic violence --
Victimization enabled by technology : cyberbullying and related crimes --
Women and law enforcement --
Women in the courts --
Women working with post-conviction offenders --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Elaine Gunnison, Frances P. Bernat and Lynne Goodstein.

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Women, Crime, and Justice: Balancing the Scales presents a comprehensive analysis of the role of women in the criminal justice system, providing important new insight to their position as offenders,  Read more...

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