It's A Crime Women and Justice

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1/5/1993
  • Publisher: Pearson
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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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