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Corinne C. Datchi - Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System - 9781479819850 - V9781479819850
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Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System

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Description for Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System Hardback. Editor(s): Datchi, Corinne C.; Ancis, Julie R. Series: Psychology and Crime. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: JMK; LAQG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887. .

Reveals how gender intersects with race, class, and sexual orientation in ways that impact the legal status and well-being of women and girls in the justice system.

Women and girls’ contact with the justice system is often influenced by gender-related assumptions and stereotypes. The justice practices of the past 40 years have been largely based on conceptual principles and assumptions—including personal theories about gender—more than scientific evidence about what works to address the specific needs of women and girls in the justice system. Because of this, women and girls have limited access to equitable justice and ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Series
Psychology and Crime
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781479819850
SKU
V9781479819850
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-20

About Corinne C. Datchi
Corinne C. Datchi is Assistant Professor in the Professional Psychology and Family Therapy Department at Seton Hall University, and a board certified, licensed psychologist in independent private practice. Gender and the family are the focus of her research and practice with criminal justice populations. Julie R. Ancis is Associate Vice President for Institute Diversity at the Georgia Institute of Technology. ... Read more

Reviews for Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System
After reading Julie Ancis and Corinne Datchis groundbreaking book Gender, Psychology and Justice, one realizes that many diverse women and girls, who are disproportionately in poverty and have experienced gender violence, are re-traumatized by laws, justice policies, and the social biases of legal officials of the U.S. Justice System. Victim-blaming and mistreatment of women and girls are unfortunately prevalent in ... Read more

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