Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3193: Women in the Criminal Justice System: Law, Policy and Institutions

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Ashworth, Andrew, and Jeremy Horder. 2013. Principles of criminal law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Barberet. Rosemary. 2014. Women, crime and criminal justice: a global enquiry. Oxon: Routledge.

Bryson, Valerie. 2003. Feminist political theory: an introduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Canter, David, Maria Ioannou and Donna Youngs. 2009. Safer Sex in the City: The Experience and Management of Street Prostitution. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited.

Chesney-Lind, M. and Pasko, L.J. 2003. The female offender: girls, women, and crime. Thousand Oaks, CS: Sage Publications.

Cook, Rebecca J., and Bernard M. Dickens. 2003. "Human rights dynamics of abortion law reform." Human Rights Quarterly 25(1): 1-59.

Cox, Pamela. 2003. Gender, justice and welfare: bad girls in Britain 1900-1950. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Childs, Sarah. 2008. "Women and British Party Politics." Descriptive, Substantive and Symbolic Representation Routledge: Taylor & Francis.

Gelsthorpe, L. and Morris, A. ed. 1990. Feminist Perspectives in Criminology. London: Open University Press.

Greer, Steven. 2006. The European Convention on Human Rights: achievements, problems and prospects. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Haussman, Melissa, and Birgit Sauer, eds. 2007.  Gendering the state in the age of globalization: women's movements and state feminism in postindustrial democracies. Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Hausmann, M. 2013. Reproductive Rights and the State: Getting the Birth Control , RU-486 and Morning After Pills and the Gardasil Vaccine to the Us Market. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Heidensohn, F. ed. 2006. Gender and justice: new concepts and approaches. Cullompton: Willan.

Krook, Mona Lena, and Fiona Mackay, eds. 2010. Gender, politics and institutions: Towards a feminist institutionalism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Norris, Pippa, and Joni Lovenduski. 1995. Political recruitment: Gender, race and class in the British Parliament. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Peters, B. Guy. 2011. Institutional theory in political science: the new institutionalism. Bloomsbury Publishing USA.

Temkin, Jennifer, and Andrew Ashworth. 2004. "The Sexual Offences Act 2003:(1) Rape, sexual assaults and the problems of consent." Criminal Law Review 328-346.