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Women offenders

Merry Morash

Women offenders

programming needs and promising approaches

by Merry Morash

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women prisoners -- Rehabilitation -- United States,
  • Women prisoners -- Services for -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Merry Morash, Timothy S. Bynum, and Barbara A. Koons
    SeriesResearch in brief
    ContributionsBynum, Timothy S, Koons-Witt, Barbara, National Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13567523M
    OCLC/WorldCa39861974

      This interdisciplinary book provides an evidence-based approach of how female offenders are perceived in society, how this translates into differential treatment within the criminal justice system, and explores the ramifications of such differences. Quite often perceptions of female offenders are at odds with research findings as by: 9. There is a lack of literature relating to women offenders and for this reason the book is clearly needed. \"What Works with Women Offenders\" provides a comprehensive analysis of issues relating to work with women offenders with chapters written by academics or professionals with a high degree of expertise in their specific field.

    Predators is an eye-opening book by clinical psychologist Anna Salter, focused on sexual abuse (of mostly minors) in the US. 38% of young women and % of young men mention they experienced some sort of abuse during their lifetime in victim surveys. Needless to say, these rates are extremely high/5. The female offender: Girls, women, and crime / by Meda Chesney-Lind and Lisa Pasko.— 2nd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (Cloth: alk. paper) ISBN (Paper: alk. paper) 1. Female offenders—United States. 2.

    Scholarship in criminology over the last few decades has often left little room for research and theory on how female offenders are perceived and handled in the criminal justice system. In truth, one out of every four juveniles arrested is female and the population of women in prison has tripled in the past decade. Co-authored by Meda Chesney-Lind, one of the pioneers in the . Buy What Works With Women Offenders 1 by Sheehan, Rosemary, Mcivor, Gill, Trotter, Chris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 1/5(1).


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ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or Cited by:   The Female Offender Strategy (June ) launches a new programme of work to improve outcomes for female offenders and make society safer by tackling the underlying causes of Author: Ministry of Justice.

Imprisoning women offenders does not solve the problems that underlie the involvement of women in the criminal justice system, and a particular concern of this book is to identify and develop alternative responses that offer appropriate support and intervention to address womens underlying problems and reduce by: What Works With Women Offenders book.

What Works With Women Offenders. DOI link for What Works With Women Offenders. What Works With Women Offenders book. Edited By Rosemary Sheehan, Gill McIvor, Chris Trotter.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 13 May Pub. location by: What Works with Women Offenders provides a comprehensive analysis of the issues relating to work with women offenders.

Chapters are written by academics and professionals with a high degree of expertise in their specific field, and its practical focus is designed to make it relevant to those working with women offenders. Criminal Women Sexual crimes evaluator focuses on female offenders in new book.

Posted   Imprisoning women offenders does not solve the problems that underlie the involvement of women in the criminal justice system, and a particular concern of this book is to identify and develop alternative responses that offer appropriate support and intervention to address womens underlying problems and reduce re-offending.

The increase in. Imprisoning women offenders does not solve the problems that underlie the involvement of women in the criminal justice system, and a particular concern of this book is to identify and develop alternative responses that offer appropriate support and intervention to address women’s underlying problems and reduce re-offending.

This work compiles experiences and lessons learned in meeting the unique needs of women and children regarding crime prevention and criminal justice, in particular the treatment and social reintegration of offenders, and serves a as a cross-disciplinary work for academic and policy-making analyses.

The criminality of women is a neglected field of research. Our mental picture of the criminal is that of a male violator of the law, and criminological research seems to have been largely under the spell of this cultural stereotype.

Subtitles: Statistics on Women Offenders Women offenders are the fastest growing correctional population Author By Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. Thirty-five years of speaking for national and state criminal justice agencies. Former Senior Specialist for Crime Prevention for the Department of Justice’s clearinghouse.

Graduate-Johns Hopkins University. “And let's stop calling them "sex offenders," as if their crimes had anything to do with sex. (Perhaps Jeffry Dahmer was a "food offender.")” ― Mike Lew, Gay Men and Childhood Sexual Trauma: Integrating the Shattered Self. Race and diversity is an underlying theme throughout the text as the author explores core topics on women as victims, offenders, and criminal justice workers.

Key terms, web resources, and thought-provoking discussion questions for each reading and each section help readers master the content and sharpen critical thinking skills. The majority of women in the criminal justice system are mothers whose families may be caring for their children.

These women are at risk of losing their children, and they often do so during their incarceration. These female offenders have often lost family members and/or experienced abuse in family or other relationships. According to a. The book has been updated throughout with recent research and theories, new or expanded federal and state programs, and statistical data for such topics as violence against girls and women, girls' gang membership, incarceration rates, and crimes perpetrated by girls and women.

The book provides a review of the research literature to guide evidence-based practice in the assessment and treatment of adult female offenders.

An historical overview of women’s crime and imprisonment will be followed by a global review of various theories of female criminality.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Working with Women Offenders in Correctional Institutions by Joann B. Morton (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Working With Women Offenders in the Community builds on ideas presented in the editors' previous book, What Works With Women Offenders (), extending the focus particularly on women offenders in the community rather than in prison.

This book concentrates on women who have committed criminal offences and who may have been placed on probation. women offenders in many countries, chapter 4 addresses the need for research, planning, evaluation, public awareness-raising and training.

This area is considered essential to improve the knowledge base about women offenders, to develop strategies and policies to best meet the needs of women offenders and their children, and to. focused research on eight young women’s interventions in the community and two within the secure estate in England, including in-depth interviews with practitioners working with young female offenders and focus groups with young female offenders themselves.

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Official federal sentencing guidelines don’t distinguish between female and male offenders. They often downplay or outright disregard circumstances that are common among women, such as the role.