THE INVISIBLE WOMAN: GENDER, CRIME, AND JUSTICE is the definitive guide for the women and the criminal justice system course. The textbook covers topics ranging from female offenders to female victims. of crime to female employees of the criminal justice system.
Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION. 1. The Emergence of Gender in Criminology. PART II: FEMALE OFFENDING. 2. Critiquing Criminological Theories. 3. The Frequency and Nature of Female Offending. 4. Processing Women and Girls in the System. 5. Incarcerating, Punishing, and "Treating" Offending Women and Girls. PART III: FEMALE VICTIMS OF MALE VIOLENCE. 6. The Image of the Female Victim. 7. Sexual Victimization. 8. Intimate Partner Abuse and Stalking. PART IV: WOMEN WORKING IN CRIMINAL LEGAL SYSTEM. 9. Women Working in Prisons and Jails. 10. Women Working in Policing and Law Enforcement . 11. Women Working in the Courts. PART V: CONCLUSIONS. 12. Effecting Change.