Why Gender Matters: Effective Gender-Responsive Approaches for Justice-Involved Women

Nena Messina, Barbara Bloom and Stephanie Covington discuss how an effective system for justice-involved women needs to be structured differently than such a system for men

In a chapter in Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice Nena Messina, Barbara Bloom and Stephanie Covington discuss how an effective system for justice-involved women needs to be structured differently than such a system for men. For centuries, women in jails, prisons, and community corrections have been receiving services and programmes primarily developed for their male counterparts.

 

FINAL SUBMITTED Why Gender Matters_BOOK CHAPTER -final is part of the Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice edited by P. Ugwudike, P. Raynor, F. McNeill, F. Taxman, C. Trotter and H. Graham. London, England: Routledge. In press.

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