Female offending: a theoretical overview / Loraine Gelsthorpe Breaking the mould: patterns of female offending / Michele Burman From 'a safer to a better way': transformations on penal policy for women / Jacqueline Tombs Why are more women being sentenced to custody? / Carol Hedderman Living with paradox: community supervision of women offenders / Judith Rumgay Service with a smile? women and community 'punishment' / Gill McIvor Women in prison / Nancy Loucks Women's release from prison: the case for change / Christine Wilkinson Black women and the criminal justice system / Ruth Chigwada-Bailey Risk, dangerousness and female offenders / Hazel Kemshall The 'criminogenic' needs of women offenders / Carol Hedderman Women, drug use and the criminal justice system / Margaret S. Malloch Working with girls and young women / Susan Batchelor and Michele Burman.
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