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Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice

1st Edition

By Alana Van Gundy

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98 pages

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Description

Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice offers an insightful look at the primarily masculine-driven perspective on crime and justice through the lens of feminist theory. The book presents the argument that an increased understanding of the female crime typology, life course, and gender-specific programming will improve social justice for offenders. Discussions on the direct implications of the way society views crime and justice contribute to policy recommendations for helping to improve these views, specifically as they relate to female crime.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Feminist Theory and Social Justice

Chapter 2: Crime Typology

Chapter 3: Life Course Theory

Chapter 4: Gender-Specific Programming

Chapter 5: Implications and Policy

About the Author

Alana Van Gundy is an Associate Professor and the Criminal Justice Program Coordinator at Miami University in Ohio. Her research and publications focus on the etiology of female criminality, gender-specific theoretical testing, human rights violations within corrections, and policy recommendations for addressing female crime. Additionally, she has published work focused on online pedagogy and the National Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. Van Gundy was named one of Cincy Magazine's Outstanding Educators Class of 2014.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
SOC010000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory