Chapter 2. Theories of Female Offending

  1. Kelley Blanchette Ph.D. and
  2. Shelley L. Brown Ph.D.

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713013.ch2

The Assessment and Treatment of Women Offenders: An Integrative Perspective

The Assessment and Treatment of Women Offenders: An Integrative Perspective

How to Cite

Blanchette, K. and Brown, S. L. (2006) Theories of Female Offending, in The Assessment and Treatment of Women Offenders: An Integrative Perspective, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713013.ch2

Author Information

  1. Correctional Service of Canada and Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470864616

Online ISBN: 9780470713013

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Keywords:

  • multiple disciplines;
  • theoretical explanations;
  • female offending;
  • gender-neutral;
  • female-specific theories

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gender-Neutral Theories

  • Female-Centred Theories

  • Hybrid Theories

  • Summary and Recommendations