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Women and the Criminal Justice System: A Canadian Perspective, 2nd Ed.

Currently available from Emond Publishing. The 3rd edition is underway with e-book and print versions expected Fall 2022.

Women and the Criminal Justice System: A Canadian Perspective 3rd edition, is the only text of its kind that covers criminalized women, women victims, and workers in Canada in a single resource. It features a breadth of perspectives from authors and academics located across Canada, including Indigenous and BIPOC perspectives.  

The structure of this text was created with course development in mind, meaning it can serve as a base for instructors to build their class around. The forthcoming 3rd edition has more pedagogy and classroom-friendly features, such as discussion topics and end-of-chapter questions, to encourage students to engage with the material. Overall, the broad coverage in this text facilitates a detailed exploration of numerous issues pertaining to women involved with the Canadian criminal justice system including contemporary cases, examples, and legislation.