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Social Work | Tauwhiro Hapori: Women Offending and Victimisation

UC Library Guide for Social Work

Key databases

Google Scholar - multidisciplinary

PsycINFO - psychology and related disciplines

Index New Zealand - New Zealand journals and newspapers

New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse



Use a keyword anywhere or subject keyword search on the Library Catalogue to find books. The following headings will be useful:


Selected E-books

Anderson, I., Doherty, K., & Ussher, J. (2007). Accounting for rape: Psychology, feminism and discourse analysis in the study of sexual violence. New York: Routledge.

Bitton, D. M. (2011). The gender of crime. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Blanchette, K., & Brown, S. L. (2006). The assessment and treatment of women offenders: An integrative perspective. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Chesney-Lind, M., & Shelden, R. G. (2014). Girls, delinquency and juvenile justice. Chichester, United Kingdom: Wiley Blackwell

Davidson, J. T., & Chesney-Lind, M. (2009). Gender and crime. In J. Mitchell Miller (Ed.), 21st Century criminology: A reference handbook. London: Sage.

Davies, P., Francis, P., & Greer, C. (Eds.). (2007). Victims, crime and society. London: Sage.

DeAngelis, M. (2016). Human trafficking: Women's stories of agency. Newcastle, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars.

Devaney, J., & Lazenbatt, A. (2016). Domestic violence perpetrators: Evidence-informed responses. New York: Routledge.

Gannon, T. A., & Cortoni, F. (2010). Female sexual offenders: Theory, assessment and treatment. Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell.

Howe, A. (2004). Punish and critique: Towards a feminist analysis of penality. New Yorth: Routledge.

Howe, A. (2008). Sex, violence and crime: Foucault and the 'man' question. New York: Routledge.

Jackson, N. A. (Ed.) (2007). Encyclopedia of domestic violence. New York: Routledge.

Johnson, H., Fisher, .B. S., & Jaquier, V. (2014). Critical Issues on Violence Against Women : International Perspectives and Promising Strategies. London: Routledge.

Johnson, H. Ollus, N., & Nevala, S. (2007). Violence against women: An international perspective. New York: Springer.

Logan, T. K., Walker, R., Jordan, C. E., & Leukefeld, G. G. (2006). Women and victimization: Contributing factors, interventions and implications. Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Macmillan, L. (2007). Feminists organising against gendered violence. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

McIvor, G. (Ed.). (2004). Women who offend. New York, N.Y.: Jessica Kingsley

Marsh, I. (2006). Theories of crime. New York, N.Y.: Routledge.

Marway, H., & Widdows, H. (2015). Women and violence: The agency of victims and perpetrators. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Meloy, M. L., & Miller, S. L. (2011). The victimization of women: Law, policies and politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Miller, S. (2005). Victims as offenders: The paradox of women's violence in relationships. Piscataway: Rutgers University Press.

Morash, M. (2006). Understanding gender, crime, and justice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Motz, A. (2008). The psychology of female violence: Crimes against the body. New York: Routledge.

Savage, J. (Ed.). (2009). The development of persistent criminality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Silvestri, M. & Crowther-Dowey, C. (2008). Gender & crime. Los Angeles: Sage Publications.

Sheehan, R., McIvor, G., & Trotter, C. (Eds.) (2011). Working with women offenders in the community. Abingdon, U.K.: Willan.

Shlomo, G. S. (Ed.) (2010). International handbook of victimology. London: CRC Press.

Van Gundy, A. (2014). Feminist theory, crime and social justice. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Van Wormer, K. (2010). Working with female offenders: A gender sensitive approach. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Walklate, S. (2007). Handbook of victims and victimology. Cullompton, U.K.: Wilan Publishing.

Weldon, E. (2008). The psychology of female violence: Crimes against the body. New York: Routledge.

Welsh, K. (2008). Violence, gender and justice. London: Sage Publications.

Wolhuter, L., Olley, N., & Denham, D. (2008). Victimology: Victimisation and victims' rights. New York: Routledge.

Worrall, A. (1990). Offending women: Lawbreakers and the criminal justice system. New York: Routledge.







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