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Working with Female Offenders [electronic resource] : A Gender Sensitive Approach.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470581537Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010.ISBN:
  • 9781118012116
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Working with Female Offenders : A Gender Sensitive ApproachDDC classification:
  • 365/.660820973
LOC classification:
  • HV8738.V38 2010
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Contents:
Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach; Contents; Preface; ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK AND RATIONALE; A CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM; FEATURES OF THE BOOK; ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Part I: GENDER-SENSITIVE VERSUS GENDER-NEUTRAL; CHAPTER 1: A GENDERED APPROACH; Part II: PATHWAYS TO CRIME; CHAPTER 2: TRADITIONAL AND GENDER-SENSITIVE TREATMENT FOR DELINQUENT GIRLS; CHAPTER 3: THE NATURE OF WOMEN'S CRIME; Part III: WORKING IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS; CHAPTER 4: WOMEN IN PRISON; CHAPTER 5: GENDER-SENSITIVE PROGRAMMING WITHIN INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS
Part IV: SKILLS FOR CORRECTIONAL COUNSELINGCHAPTER 6: COUNSELING THE FEMALE OFFENDER; CHAPTER 7: TEACHING LIFE SKILLS AND PROMOTING HEALING; Epilogue; References; Index;
Summary: Praise for Working with Female Offenders "Encyclopedic in scope and full of very relevant work drawn from the fields of biology, psychology, criminology, and corrections, this book is a must-read for those working with girl and women offenders."-Meda Chesney-Lind, Professor, Women's Studies University of Hawaii at Manoa "In this timely and thoughtful book, van Wormer provides a gender-sensitive lens through which the reader can examine pathways to female criminality, a global perspective on female crime and punishment, and innovative treatment approaches. This book is a must-have for any stude
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Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach; Contents; Preface; ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK AND RATIONALE; A CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM; FEATURES OF THE BOOK; ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Part I: GENDER-SENSITIVE VERSUS GENDER-NEUTRAL; CHAPTER 1: A GENDERED APPROACH; Part II: PATHWAYS TO CRIME; CHAPTER 2: TRADITIONAL AND GENDER-SENSITIVE TREATMENT FOR DELINQUENT GIRLS; CHAPTER 3: THE NATURE OF WOMEN'S CRIME; Part III: WORKING IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS; CHAPTER 4: WOMEN IN PRISON; CHAPTER 5: GENDER-SENSITIVE PROGRAMMING WITHIN INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS

Part IV: SKILLS FOR CORRECTIONAL COUNSELINGCHAPTER 6: COUNSELING THE FEMALE OFFENDER; CHAPTER 7: TEACHING LIFE SKILLS AND PROMOTING HEALING; Epilogue; References; Index;

Praise for Working with Female Offenders "Encyclopedic in scope and full of very relevant work drawn from the fields of biology, psychology, criminology, and corrections, this book is a must-read for those working with girl and women offenders."-Meda Chesney-Lind, Professor, Women's Studies University of Hawaii at Manoa "In this timely and thoughtful book, van Wormer provides a gender-sensitive lens through which the reader can examine pathways to female criminality, a global perspective on female crime and punishment, and innovative treatment approaches. This book is a must-have for any stude