This research guide is for students enrolled in Jane Swenson's Criminal Justice 220: Multicultural Diversity in Criminal Justice.
Use the tabs above to locate and select scholarly (peer reviewed), newspaper, and magazine articles that examine some aspect of the topic: Gender/ LGBTQ Issues in Criminal Justice.
Broad Research Areas - be sure to focus on a specific area of your topic
General Topic Ideas (to get you started):
Police and gender – the public or employment
Police and LGBTQ – the public or employment
Courts and gender – the public or employment
Courts and LGBTQ – the public or employment
Corrections and gender – the public or employment
Corrections and LGBTQ – the public or employment
Any of these general ideas has numerous related topics. For example – Courts and the public would include sentencing, bail, plea bargaining, history, etc. Choose a narrow, specific topic related to one of these general ideas.
Image: Female Corrections Officers in Iowa Make Milestones. From Philadelphia Tribune, 8-19-2017.