Sociology: Collections

Women and Gender Studies Collection

Welcome to the Routledge Women and Gender Studies Collection.

To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th we have put together a selection of our forthcoming and key women and gender studies titles. Just click on the links on the left to view the books in that category. The diverse range of titles will ensure you are able to find what you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or to provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

Crime and Criminal Justice

  • Men's Intrusion, Women's Embodiment

    A critical analysis of street harassment, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Vera-Gray

    Research on violence against women tends to focus on topics such as sexual assault and intimate partner violence, arguably to the detriment of investigating men’s violence and intrusion in women’s everyday lives. The reality and possibility of the routine intrusions women experience from men in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
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    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation

    9th Edition

    By Patricia Van Voorhis, Emily J. Salisbury

    Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation, 9th ed., presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Now fully updated to reflect DSM-5, its detailed…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
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  • Helping Survivors of Domestic Violence

    The Effectiveness of Medical, Mental Health, and Community Services, 1st Edition

    By Judith S. Gordon

    First published in 1998, this study investigates the effectiveness of services for helping women who are survivors of domestic violence. Looking at a sample from Western and Central Oregon, it examines the utilization and perceived effectiveness of resources for survivors and, in doing so, it…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Private Violence and Public Policy

    The needs of battered women and the response of the public services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Pahl

    First published in 1985, this is the first published study of violence in the family to be aimed directly at people whose professions bring them into contact with domestic abuse victims, as well as those training for those professions. It documents the problems faced by women with violent husbands…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence

    1st Edition

    By Deborah Lockton, Richard Ward

    First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
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    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08
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    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Reid

    Human trafficking involves the violation of societal norms and often activates criminal justice responses including police, courts, juvenile justice, and child protective services. Due to the complex nature of human trafficking, some behaviours that facilitate human trafficking cannot be easily…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
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  • The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

    1st Edition

    By Alison Gerard

    Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering the EU or how they navigate reception conditions upon arrival, particularly from a gendered…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
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    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Handbook on Prisons

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Jewkes, Ben Crewe, Jamie Bennett

    The second edition of the Handbook on Prisons provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays on a wide range of topics concerning prisons and imprisonment. Bringing together three of the leading prison scholars in the UK as editors, this new volume builds on the success of the first…

    Paperback – 2016-02-22
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  • Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology

    The Intersections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dragan Milovanovic, Martin D. Schwartz

    These essays, first published in 1996, focus on class, race, and gender as organising and analytical concepts in criminology. For many years, their importance in studying how the world relates to crime and its control was minimized or ignored. It is clear, however, that these concepts are of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Annals of Crime

    Some Extraordinary Women, 1st Edition

    By W. H. Williamson

    This title, first published in 1930, examines the events of eleven female criminals and the conditions that surrounded their crimes. Annals of Crime explores whether the women mentioned would have committed these crimes if their circumstances had been different. This book will be of interest to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Women and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. K. Mukherjee, Jocelynne A. Scutt

    First published in 1981. In the last few decades, interest in the study of crimes by women has increased. This interest has coincided with the accelerated momentum of the feminist movement and has led to claims that a rising female crime rate is somehow linked with the changing status of women. But…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set reissues five books on the subject of women and crime. The titles, which were originally published between 1930 and 1996, include a book of case-studies of female criminals, a comprehensive annotated bibliography on the social conflict and change of women in crime, and essays which examine…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Female Crime

    The Construction of Women in Criminology, 1st Edition

    By Ngaire Naffine

    Female Crime, first published in 1987, surveys the major schools of criminology in order to explore the images of the female offender which underpin many contemporary crime theories. In reveals the ways in which male-centred norms dominated much analysis, and how crude stereotypes of women were a…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Women and Deviance: Issues in Social Conflict and Change

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Nanette J. Davis, Jone M. Keith

    This book, first published in 1984, is a selective, annotated bibliography on women and deviance that includes historical, cross cultural, sociological, psychological, political, legal, philosophical, and social policy perspectives. This title is concerned with the origins, change, conflict, and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Violence against Women in Pornography

    1st Edition

    By Walter DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
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  • Violence Against Women in Legally Plural settings

    Experiences and Lessons from the Andes, 1st Edition

    By Anna Barrera

    This book addresses a growing area of concern for scholars and development practitioners: discriminatory gender norms in legally plural settings. Focusing specifically on indigenous women, this book analyses how they, often in alliance with supporters and allies, have sought to improve their access…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
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    Law, Development and Globalization

  • State Crime, Women and Gender

    1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins

    The United Nations has called violence against women "the most pervasive, yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world" and there is a long-established history of the systematic victimization of women by the state during times of peace and conflict. This book contributes to the established…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
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    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Pathways to Sexual Aggression

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Patrick Lussier, Benoit Leclerc

    Most people who read an article in the newspaper about the brutal rape of a woman by a stranger, or the long-standing sexual abuse of a young boy by his step-father have a strong visceral reaction which is a mix of anger, fear, and incomprehension. Apart from these aversive reactions, several…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
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    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Lives of Incarcerated Women

    An international perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Candace Kruttschnitt, Catrien Bijleveld

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women’s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women’s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
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    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Intersectionality and Criminology

    Disrupting and revolutionizing studies of crime, 1st Edition

    By Hillary Potter

    The use of intersectionality theory in the social sciences has proliferated in the past several years, putting forward the argument that the interconnected identities of individuals, and the way these identities are perceived and responded to by others, must be a necessary part of any analysis.…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
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    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Violence against Women

    Criminological perspectives on men’s violences, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men’s violences against women – perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
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  • Critical Issues on Violence Against Women

    International Perspectives and Promising Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher, Veronique Jaquier

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
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    Global Issues in Crime and Justice

  • Feminism and Global Justice

    1st Edition

    By Kerry Carrington

    In this book, Kerry Carrington takes a bold, critical and reflexive approach to understanding the global divisions and inequalities that shape distinctive patterns of gender and crime. The book argues that in order for feminist criminology to enhance its conceptual and political relevance in the…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
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    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Rape, Victims, and Investigations

    Experiences and Perceptions of Law Enforcement Officers Responding to Reported Rapes, 1st Edition

    By Shana L Maier

    Despite changes to laws and attitudes, rape continues at epidemic levels worldwide. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, law enforcement officers are important to the processing of rape cases and their interactions with victims can potentially affect the victim’s reaction to and recovery…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11
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    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Women, Crime and Criminal Justice

    A Global Enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Barberet

    Women, Crime and Criminal Justice is the winner of the Division of International Criminology’s Distinguished Book Award 2014 and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Section's 2015 Outstanding Book Award and the first fully internationalised book to focus on women as…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
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    Global Issues in Crime and Justice

  • Moving in the Shadows

    Violence in the Lives of Minority Women and Children, 1st Edition

    By Liz Kelly

    Edited by Yasmin Rehman

    In the UK the number of people who came from a minority ethnic group grew by 53 per cent between 1991 and 2001, from 3.0 million in 1991 to 4.6 million in 2001. Whilst much has been written about the impact of these demographic changes in relation to policy issues, black and minority women and…

    Hardback – 2012-12-28
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