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It's a Crime : Women and Justice,9780130113894

It's a Crime : Women and Justice

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9780130113894

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0130113891
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/1999
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

"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

FOREWORD xi(2)
Freda Adler
PREFACE xiii(2)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xv
Women and Justice 1(2)
Roslyn Muraskin
SECTION I HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN'S ISSUES 3(48)
Chapter 1 Remember the Ladies
5(8)
Roslyn Muraskin
Chapter 2 Taming Women and Nature: The Criminal Justice System and the Creation of Crime in Salem Village
13(18)
Nanci Koser Wilson
Chapter 3 "Mule-Headed Slave Women Refusing to Take Foolishness from Anybody": A Prelude to Future Accommodation, Resistance, and Criminality
31(20)
Laura T. Fishman
SECTION II THE LEGAL SYSTEM 51(64)
Chapter 4 Women on the Bench: Mavericks, Peacemakers, or Something Else? Research Questions, Issues, and Suggestions
53(16)
Susan L Miller
Michelle L Meloy
Chapter 5 In Defense of Affirmative Action for Women in the Criminal Justice Professions
69(22)
Alida V. Merlo
Kate Bagley
Michele C. Bafuma
Chapter 6 Postpartum Syndromes: Disparate Treatment in the Legal System
91(16)
Cheryl L. Meyer
Tara C. Proano
James R. Franz
Chapter 7 The Legal System and Sexual Harassment
107(8)
Roslyn Muraskin
SECTION III WOMEN, DRUGS, AND AIDS 115(66)
Chapter 8 Crack Mothers at 6: Prime-Time News, Crack/Cocaine, and Women
117(12)
Drew Humphries
Chapter 9 Women, AIDS, and the Criminal Justice System
129(12)
Joan Luxenburg
Thomas E. Guild
Chapter 10 The Legal Response to Substance Abuse during Pregnancy
141(20)
Inger Sagatun-Edwards
Chapter 11 HIV Disease and Women Offenders
161(20)
Arthur J. Lurigio
James A. Swartz
Ciuinal Jones
SECTION IV WOMEN IN PRISON 181(104)
Chapter 12 Women in Prison: Vengeful Equity
183(22)
Barbara Bloom
Meda Chesney-Lind
Chapter 13 The Pains of Imprisonment: Long-Term Incarceration Effects on Women in Prison
205(10)
Zina T. McGee
Chapter 14 Three Strikes and It's Women Who Are Out: The Hidden Consequences for Women of Criminal Justice Policy Reforms
215(10)
Mona J. E. Danner
Chapter 15 Disparate Treatment in Correctional Facilities
225(12)
Roslyn Muraskin
Chapter 16 The Dislike of Female Offenders among Correctional Officers: Need for Specialized Training
237(16)
Christine E. Rasche
Chapter 17 Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault of Women in Prison
253(16)
Zelma Weston Henriques
Evelyn Gilbert
Chapter 18 Women on Death Row
269(16)
Etta F. Morgan
SECTION V WOMEN: VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE 285(82)
Chapter 19 Arrest Policies for Domestic Violence and Their Implications for Battered Women
287(24)
Susan L. Miller
Chapter 20 Likelihood of an Arrest Decision for Domestic and Nondomestic Assault Calls: Do Police Underenforce the Law When Responding to Domestic Violence?
311(20)
Lynette Feder
Chapter 21 Female Victims and Antistalking Legislation
331(18)
Janice Joseph
Chapter 22 Forced Sexual Intercourse: Contemporary Views
349(18)
Robert T. Sigler
Ida M. Johnson
Etta F. Morgan
SECTION VI ABORTION: A RIGHT TO PRIVACY 367(14)
Chapter 23 Abortion: Is It a Right to Privacy or Compulsory Childbearing?
369(8)
Roslyn Muraskin
Chapter 24 Whose Body Is It Anyway? Psychological Effects of Fetal-Protection Policies
377(4)
Joan C. Chrisler
SECTION VII WOMEN AND POLICING 381(18)
Chapter 25 The Past, Present, and Future of Women in Policing
383(16)
Sean A. Grennan
SECTION VIII WOMEN AND CRIME 399(30)
Chapter 26 Women's Training for Organized Crime: Sex and Sexuality
401(16)
Sue Mahan
Chapter 27 Classifying Female Serial Killers: An Application of Prominent Typologies
417(12)
Laura J. Moriarity
Kimberly L. Freiberger
SECTION IX GIRLS AND DELINQUENCY 429(50)
Chapter 28 Gender Differences in Delinquency and Substance Use
431(22)
Elizabeth P. Deschenes
Jill Rosenbaum
Jeffrey Fagan
Chapter 29 The Gender Effect among Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders: A Difference of Degree Rather than Kind
453(26)
Kimberly Kempf-Leonard
Paul E. Tracy
SECTION X CONCLUSIONS 479(2)
Roslyn Muraskin
BIOGRAPHY OF EDITOR/AUTHOR 481(2)
BIOGRAPHIES OF CONTRIBUTORS 483


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