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"It's a Crime: Women and Justice, Fourth Edition, "is an all-inclusive work on women and issues of justice. The most complete, up-to-date text available, it compiles over 50 essays that explore issues such as: the history of women's issues; women and the law; women and violence; women and health problems; gender and race, women and prison; women and criminal justice professions; women and terrorism; and girls and delinquency. Written by Rosalyn Muraskin and leading scholars in the field, this edition highlights over thirty new essays and presents a thought-provoking dialogue concerning the major tribulations women face in the criminal justice system.
Table of Contents
|Historical Developments Of Women's Issues|
|"Ain't I a Woman"|
|Taming Women and Nature: The Criminal Justice System and the Creation of Crime in Salem Village|
|Feminist Theories: Are They Needed?|
|"Mule-Headed Slave Women Refusing to Take Foolishness from Anybody": A Prelude to Future Accommodations, Resistance and Criminality|
|Women and The Law|
|Perpetrators and Victims: Maternal Filicide and Mental Illness|
|Postpartum Syndrome and the Legal System|
|The Effects of Specialized Supervision on Woman Probationers: An Evaluation of the POWER Program|
|Abortion: Is It a Right to Privacy or Compulsory Childbearing?|
|Victims Of Violence|
|"Fatal Attraction" in Arizona: Glen Close on Trial?|
|The Crime of Rape|
|Forced Sexual Intercourse in Dating: Testing a Model|
|Guiding Philosophies for Rape Crisis Centers|
|The Historical Role of and Views Toward Victims and the Evolution of Prosecution Policies in Domestic Violence|
|The Impact of Law Enforcement Policies on Victims of Intimate Partner Violence|
|The Limitations to Current Approaches to Domestic Violence|
|When the Victim Recants: The Impact of Expert Witness Testimony in Prosecution of Battering Cases|
|Beyond Shelter: Strategies for Expanding Spheres of Influence to Reduce Violence Against Women-A Case Study of Hubbard House in Jacksonville, Florida|
|Resistance, Compliance and the Climate of Violence: Understanding Battered Women's Contacts with Police|
|Battered Immigrant Women's Domestic Violence Dynamics and Legal Protections|
|Sexual Harassment and the Law: Violence Against Women|
|Women and Health Problems|
|Legal and Social Welfare Response to Substance Abuse During Pregnancy|
|Living and Dying with HIV/AIDS: The "Inside" Experience of Women in Prison|
|Women, AIDS, and the Criminal Justice System|
|Gender and Race|
|Systematic White Racism and the Brutalization of Executed Black Women in the United States|
|African American PH.D. Women in Criminal Justice Higher Professions|
|Factors Affecting the Internal and External Relationships of African-American Policewomen Within an Urban Police Department|
|Victims of Domestic Stalking: A Comparison of Black and White Females|
|Women And Prison|
|The Daily Interactive Learning Experience Program: Evaluating the Needs of Lower Functional Female Offenders in Prison|
|Disparate Treatment in Correctional Facilities: Women Incarcerated|
|From the Inside: Patterns of Coping and Adjustment Among Women in Prison|
|"Love Doesn't Solve All Problems": Women Inmates and Their Significant Others|
|Women in Prison: Vengeful Equity|
|The Reentry Process for Women|
|Dying to Get Out: The Execution of Females in the Post-Furman Era of the Death Penalty in the United States|
|Women on Death Row|
|Women and Community Corrections|
|Women and Professions|
|The Impact of Women on the Police Subcultures|
|Women in State Policing: An Assessment|
|Early Policing in the United States: " Help Wanted-Women Need Not Apply"|
|Who's Afraid of Johnny Rotten? Assessing Female Correctional Staff's Perceived Fear and Risk of Victimization in a Juvenile Male Institution|
|From the Bassinet to the Bar: The Effect of Motherhood on Women's Advancement in the Legal Profession|
|The Dislike of Female Offenders Among Correctional Officers: The Need for Specialized Training|
|Women on the Bench: Mavericks, Peacemakers, or Something Else? Research Questions, Issues, and Suggestions|
|Three Strikes and It's Women Who are Out: The Hidden Consequences for Women of Criminal Justice Reforms|
|Women, Terrorism and Beyond|
|Fem Fatales: The Evolution and Significance of Female Involvement in Terrorist Networks and Suicide Bombings|
|A Measure of Fear Post 9/11: American Women Toward the Threat of Terrorism|
|Images of Serial Murderers Among College Students|
|Girls and Delinquency|
|The Impact of Gender on Juvenile Justice Decisions|
|Developing Gender-Specific Services for Delinquency Prevention: Understanding Risk and Resiliency|
|Gender Differences in Delinquency Career Types and Transition to Adult Crime|
|Conclusions "Now What"|
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