3. The Nature of Women's Crime

  1. Katherine van Wormer

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118265581.ch3

Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach

Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach

How to Cite

van Wormer, K. (2010) The Nature of Women's Crime, in Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118265581.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470581537

Online ISBN: 9781118265581

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Keywords:

  • crime;
  • social condition;
  • female criminal;
  • cultural stereotypes;
  • dating violence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Antifeminist Accounts of Female Crime

  • Profiles of Female Offending

  • Is Female Crime Increasing?

  • Race and Class

  • Theories of Female Crime

  • Integrated Theory of Women and Crime

  • Crimes of Violence

  • Sentencing of Women for Crime

  • Summary