CART

(0) items

It's a Crime : Women and Justice,9780132193498

It's a Crime : Women and Justice

by
Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780132193498

ISBN10:
0132193493
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
List Price: $76.20

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$9.75

Hurry!

Only one copy
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9780132193498
$12.14

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $0.01
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2007.
What is included with this book?
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • It's a Crime : Women and Justice
    It's a Crime : Women and Justice
  • It's a Crime : Women and Justice
    It's a Crime : Women and Justice
  • It's a Crime : Women and Justice
    It's a Crime : Women and Justice
  • Women and Justice : It's a Crime
    Women and Justice : It's a Crime




Summary

Itrs"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 womenrs"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

PREFACE xi
ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS xvii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xxiii
SECTION I HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN'S ISSUES 1(64)
Chapter 1 "Ain't I a Woman?"
Roslyn Muraskin
2(11)
Chapter 2 Taming Women and Nature: The Criminal Justice System and the Creation of Crime in Salem Village
Nanci Koser Wilson
13(18)
Chapter 3 Feminist Theories: Are They Needed?
Roslyn Muraskin
31(13)
Chapter 4 "Mule-Headed Slave Women Refusing to Take Foolishness from Anybody": A Prelude to Future Accommodation, Resistance, and Criminality
Laura T. Fishman
44(21)
SECTION II WOMEN AND THE LAW 65(94)
Chapter 5 Perpetrators and Victims: Maternal Filicide and Mental Illness
Stacey L. Shipley
66(37)
Chapter 6 Postpartum Syndrome and the Legal System
Tara C. Proano-Raps and Cheryl L. Meyer
103(24)
Chapter 7 The Effects of Specialized Supervision on Women Probationers: An Evaluation of the POWER Program
Arthur J. Lurigio, Loretta Stalans, Lorena Roque, Magnus Seng, and Jennifer Ritchie
127(19)
Chapter 8 Abortion: Is It a Right to Privacy or Compulsory Childbearing?
Roslyn Muraskin
146(13)
SECTION III WOMEN: VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE 159(186)
Chapter 9 Fatal Attraction in Arizona: Glenn Close on Trial?
Mary Jackson and Cyndi Banks
160(21)
Chapter 10 The Crime of Rape
Roslyn Muraskin
181(6)
Chapter 11 Forced Sexual Intercourse in Dating: Testing a Model
Robert T. Sigler, Ida M. Johnson, and Etta F. Morgan
187(30)
Chapter 12 Guiding Philosophies for Rape Crisis Centers
Stacy L. Mallicoat, Stephanie Amedeo Marquez, and Jill Leslie Rosenbaum
217(9)
Chapter 13 The Historical Role of and Views toward Victims and the Evolution of Prosecution Policies in Domestic Violence
Paula Gormley
226(12)
Chapter 14 The Impact of Law Enforcement Policies on Victims of Intimate Partner Violence
Susan L. Miller and Elicka S.L. Peterson
238(23)
Chapter 15 The Limitations of Current Approaches to Domestic Violence
Hoan Bui
261(16)
Chapter 16 When the Victim Recants: The Impact of Expert Witness Testimony in Prosecution of Battering Cases
Alisa Smith and Rose Marie Rotondi
277(13)
Chapter 17 Beyond Shelter: Expanding Spheres of Influence for Reducing Violence against WomenóA Case Study of Hubbard House in Jacksonville, Florida
Michael Hallett and Suzanne Zahrly
290(9)
Chapter 18 Resistance, Compliance, and the Climate of Violence: Understanding Battered Women's Contacts with Police
Angela M. Moe
299(15)
Chapter 19 Battered Immigrant Women's Domestic Violence Dynamics and Legal Protections
Nawal Ammar and Leslye Orloff
314(19)
Chapter 20 Sexual Harassment and the Law: Violence against Women
Roslyn Muraskin
333(12)
SECTION IV WOMEN AND HEALTH PROBLEMS 345(48)
Chapter 21 Legal and Social Welfare Response to Substance Abuse during Pregnancy: Recent Developments
Inger Sagatun-Edwards
346(17)
Chapter 22 Living and Dying with HIV/AIDS: The "Inside" Experience of Women in Prison
Mark. M. Lanier and Barbara H. Zaitzow
363(16)
Chapter 23 Women, AIDS, and the Criminal Justice System
Joan Luxenburg and Thomas E. Guild
379(14)
SECTION V GENDER AND RACE 393(90)
Chapter 24 Systemic White Racism and the Brutalization of Executed Black Women in the United States
David V. Baker
394(50)
Chapter 25 African American Ph.D. Women in Criminal Justice Higher Education: Equal Impact or the Myth of Equality?
Elvira M. White and Laura B. Myers
444(8)
Chapter 26 Factors Affecting the Internal and External Relationships of African-American Policewomen within an Urban Police Department
Mark R. Pogrebin, Lyn Taylor, and Harold Chatman
452(18)
Chapter 27 Victims of Domestic Stalking: A Comparison of Black and White Females
Janice Joseph
470(13)
SECTION VI WOMEN AND PRISON 483(142)
Chapter 28 The Daily Adult Interactive Learning Experience Program: Evaluating the Needs of Lower-Functional Female Adult Offenders in Prison
Rosemary L. Gido and Danielle McDonald
484(9)
Chapter 29 Disparate Treatment in Correctional Facilities: Women Incarcerated
Roslyn Muraskin
493(14)
Chapter 30 From the Inside: Patterns of Coping and Adjustment among Women in Prison
Zina T. McGee, Ebone' Joseph, Ina Allicott, Trudy-Ann Gayle, Asha Barber, and Ashley Smith
507(21)
Chapter 31 "Love Doesn't Solve All Problems": Incarcerated Women and Their Significant Others
Theresa A. Severance
528(14)
Chapter 32 Women in Prison: Vengeful Equity
Barbara Bloom and Meda Chesney-Lind
542(22)
Chapter 33 The Reentry Process for Women
Dale J. Brooker
564(8)
Chapter 34 Dying to Get Out: The Execution of Females in the Post-Furman Era of the Death Penalty in the United States
David E. Schulberg
572(20)
Chapter 35 Women on Death Row
Etta F. Morgan
592(16)
Chapter 36 Home Confinement and Intensive Supervision as Unsafe Havens: The Unintended Consequences for Women
Courtney A. Franklin and Faith E. Lutze
608(17)
SECTION VII WOMEN AND PROFESSIONS 625(110)
Chapter 37 The Impact of Women on the Police Subculture
Kim M. Lersch and Thomas Bazley
626(11)
Chapter 38 Women in State Policing: An Assessment
Trina Rose and N. Prabha Unnithan
637(14)
Chapter 39 Early Policing in the United States: "Help WantedóWomen Need Not Apply!"
Martin L. O'Connor
651(10)
Chapter 40 Who's Afraid of Johnny Rotten? Assessing Female Correctional Staff's Perceived Fear and Risk of Victimization in a Juvenile Male Institution
Jill A. Gordon and Laura J. Moriarty
661(18)
Chapter 41 From the Bassinet to the Bar: The Effect of Motherhood on Women's Advancement in the Legal Profession
Jody Clay-Warner and Jennifer McMahon
679(10)
Chapter 42 The Dislike of Female Offenders among Correctional Officers: A Need for Specialized Training
Christine E. Rasche
689(18)
Chapter 43 Women on the Bench: Mavericks, Peacemakers, or Something Else? Research Questions, Issues, and Suggestions
Susan L. Miller and Michelle L. Meloy
707(16)
Chapter 44 Three Strikes and It's Women Who Are Out: The Hidden Consequences for Women of Criminal Justice Policy Reforms
Mona J.E. Danner
723(12)
SECTION VIII WOMEN, TERRORISM, AND BEYOND 735(46)
Chapter 45 Femmes Fatales: The Evolution and Significance of Female Involvement in Terrorist Networks and Suicide Bombings
Elizabeth Schafluetzel-Iles and Jeffrey P. Rush
736(22)
Chapter 46 Women's Attitudes toward the Threat of Terror
Ramona Brockett, Jonathan C. Odo. and Peter C. Ezekwenna
758(7)
Chapter 47 Images of Serial Murderers among College Students
Druann Maria Heckert, Daniel Alex Heckeri and Mark A. Ferraiolo
765(16)
SECTION IX GIRLS AND DELINQUENCY 781(66)
Chapter 48 The Impact of Gender on Juvenile Justice Decisions
Michelle Inderbitzin
782(10)
Chapter 49 Developing Gender-Specific Services for Delinquency Prevention: Understanding Risk and Resiliency
Barbara Bloom, Barbara Owen, Elizabeth Piper Deschenes, and Jill Rosenbaum
792(28)
Chapter 50 Gender Differences in Delinquency Career Types and the Transition to Adult Crime
Kimberly Kempf-Leonard and Paul E. Tracy
820(27)
SECTION X CONCLUSIONS 847(6)
Roslyn Muraskin
INDEX 853


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...