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Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Jo Brayford and John Deering (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on developments since the publication in 2007 of the Corston Report into women and criminal justice. While some of its recommendations were accepted by government, actual policy has ... More


Women’s centres

Leeanne Plechowicz

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A key proposal of the Corston Report was the funding of a large network of holistic, community-based, ‘one stop shops’ for women in accordance with a centrally co-ordinated national strategic plan. ... More


Corston and beyond

Jill Annison and Jo Brayford

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview and discussion of women and criminal justice. In particular it focuses on the Corston Report (2007) which directed attention to the imprisonment of vulnerable women ... More


Gender, crime, and criminal justice

Basia Spalek

in Communities, identities and crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines gender in relation to crime, victimisation and criminal justice. It argues that apparently neutral, objective scientific research, when applied to women, is actually underpinned ... More


Women offenders

Kathryn Farrow, Gill Kelly, and Bernadette Wilkinson

in Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter considers how women experience the criminal justice system, explores current understandings about women and their offending and considers research into the most promising approaches to ... More


A Feminist Critique of Representations of Potentially Coerced Women

Charlotte Barlow

in Coercion and Women Co-Offenders: A Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330981
eISBN:
9781447331025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330981.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the media construction of women co-offenders and their relationship with their male partner/ co-offender, using the case/ court file material as a comparative tool. It ... More


Metamorphosis II: The Penological Redefinition of Holloway

Paul Rock

in Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The delays in the Holloway prison redevelopment project so radically transformed the practices, organisation, and experiences of the people implicated in the project that the very character of the ... More


In Search of Respectability: Narrative Practice in a Women’s Prison in Quito, Ecuador

Jennifer Fleetwood

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines women offenders’ narratives about being a drug mule. These narratives are a response to micro-and macro-level politics—the war on drugs, the prison regime, and gender ... More


The ambiguity of therapeutic justice and women offenders in England and Wales

Jill Annison, Tim Auburn, Daniel Gilling, and Gisella Hanley Santos

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the application of therapeutic jurisprudence at a local Magistrates’ Court in England and Wales, specifically in relation to women offenders. Drawing on data from a 2-year ... More


Children and Women in the Justice System

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the punishment of women and children under the justice system in Liverpool during the nineteenth century. It discusses the creation of reformatories and industrial schools for ... More


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