The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice

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Wadsworth, 2001 - Social Science - 446 pages
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This text covers women and the criminal justice system with a focus on three major areas: (1) female offenders and their treatment by the criminal justice system; (2) female victims of crime; and (3) female employees of the agencies of the criminal justice system. This is the only text to emphasize all three aspects.

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Contents

CRITIQUING CRIMINOLOGICAL
33
THE FREQUENCY AND NATURE
80
PROCESSING WOMEN AND GIRLS
125
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About the author (2001)

A lifelong advocate for women's issues and a renowned scholar and researcher at the University of Colorado's department of Sociology, Joanne Belknap is both a powerful feminist and a talented analyst of the criminal justice system.

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