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 transgendered prisoners, cyberbullying, offender re-entry, and sex trafficking
- Explores issues professional women face in the criminal justice workplace, such as police culture, judicial decision-making, working in corrections facilities, and more
- Includes international case examples throughout, using numerous topical examples and personal narratives to stimulate students’ critical thinking and active engagement
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