A discussion of the differential employment of men and women in the criminal justice sector.
An evaluation of the quantitative and qualitative dimensions of gendered patterns of employment.
An analysis of gender-based discrimination in the criminal justice system.
A critical assessment of the impact of heterosexist and hegemonic masculinities on the policing functions of police officers and private security workers.
An initial explanation of the influence of power on the gendered dynamics of work in the criminal justice sector. It is shown that power weakens the influence of human rights-based values, thus perpetuating gendered patterns of inequality.