Girls, Women and Crime: Selected Readings
- Publish Date: 2003-07-17
- Binding: Paperback
Edited by Meda Chesney-Lind and Lisa Pasko, Girls, Women, and Crime: Selected Readings is a compilation of journal articles on the female offender written by leading researchers in the field of criminology and womens studies. The individual sections in the book survey four major areas: theories of female criminality, literature on female juvenile delinquents, women as offenders, and women in prison.
Girls, Women, and Crime can be used as a stand-alone text or as an excellent supplement to Meda Chesney-Lind and Lisa Paskos The Female Offender, Second Edition (2003). This dynamic reader is recommended for academics, researchers, and students in sociology, womens studies, criminology, and criminal justice.