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Women, Gender, and Crime

Women, Gender, and Crime
Core Concepts

Second Edition

November 2022 | 408 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Women, Crime, and Justice: Core Concepts, provides a complete and concise view into the world of women, gender, and the interaction with the criminal justice system. Supported by contemporary research and discussions of issues around victimization, criminalization, and work within criminal justice, author Stacy L. Mallicoat explores a wide range of topics including rape and sexual assault, crimes and processing of women and LGBTQ+ individuals, and the impacts of gender in both the criminal justice and legal systems.
Chapter 1. Women, Gender, and Crime: Introduction
Chapter 2. Theories of Victimization
Chapter 3. Women, Gender, and Victimization: Rape and Sexual Assault
Chapter 4. Women, Gender, and Victimization: Intimate Partner Abuse and Stalking
Chapter 5. Gender-Based Violence
Chapter 6. Women, Gender, and Offending
Chapter 7. Girls, Gender, and Juvenile Delinquency
Chapter 8. Female Offenders and Their Crimes
Chapter 9. Processing and Sentencing of Female Offenders
Chapter 10. The Supervision of Women: Community Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry
Chapter 11. Women, Gender, and Incarceration
Chapter 12. Women Professionals and the Criminal Justice System: Police, Corrections, and Offender Services
Chapter 13. Women Professionals and the Criminal Justice System: Courts and Victim Services
About the Author

It is an addition to existing texts on gender studies.

Dr Omololu Fagbadebo
Faculty of Management Sciences, Durban University of Technology
June 2, 2023

Good balance of the victim, criminal, and professional throughout all three pillars of the criminal justice system

Patricia Feese
Criminal Justice, Briar Cliff University
December 11, 2022

Stacy L. Mallicoat

Stacy L. Mallicoat is a professor of criminal justice and Director of the University Honors program at California State University, Fullerton. She earned her BA in legal studies and sociology from Pacific Lutheran University and her PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in sociology. She is the author of several Sage textbooks, including Crime and Criminal Justice: Concepts and Controversies, Women and Crime: Core Concepts, and Criminal Justice Policy. Her work also appears in a number of peer-­reviewed journals and edited volumes. She is an active member of the American Society of Criminology, the Western Society of... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781071845240