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Women and Crime: A Text/Reader, part of the text/reader series in criminology and criminal justice, incorporates contemporary and classic readings (some including policy implications) accompanied by student-friendly authored text. This unique format provides a theoretical framework and context for students. The comprehensive coverage of the book includes the history and theories of female offending, offenders and their crimes, processing and sentencing of female offenders, women in prison, women and victimization, women and work in the criminal justice system, juveniles and crime, and international crime. Race and diversity will be an underlying theme throughout the text.
Table of Contents
|Women and Crime: An Introduction|
|Theories on Victimization and Offending|
|How to Read a Research Article|
|The Gendered Nature of Risk Factors for Delinquency|
|Patriarchy, Crime, and Justice: Feminist Criminology in an Era of Backlash|
|College Students' Crime-Related Fears on Campus: Are Fear-Provoking Cues Gendered?|
|Women and Victimization: Rape and Sexual Assault|
|Beyond Rape: The Pervasiveness of Sexual Victimization|
|Prevalence and Effects of Rape Myths in Print Journalism: The Kobe Bryant Case|
|The Role of the New "Date Rape Drugs" in Attributions About Date Rape|
|Women and Victimization: Intimate Partner Abuse|
|Interpersonal Violence Against Women: The Role of Men|
|Silenced Voices and Structured Survival: Battered Women's Help Seeking|
|Intersections of Immigration and Domestic Violence: Voices of Battered Immigrant Women|
|Women and Victimization: Stalking and Sexual Harassment|
|Stalking in the Context of Intimate Partner Abuse: In the Victims' Words|
|Cyberstalking: An Exploratory Study of Students at a Mid-Atlantic University|
|Everyday Stranger Harassment and Women's Objectification|
|International Issues for Women and Crime|
|Karo-Kari: a Form of Honour Killing in Pakistan|
|Life Histories and Survival Strategies Amongst Sexually Trafficked Girls in Nepal|
|Murder in Ciudad Juarez: a Parable of Women's Struggle for Human Rights|
|Girls and Juvenile Delinquency|
|At-Risk Girls and Delinquency: Career Pathways|
|Violent Girls or Relabeled Status Offenders? An Alternative Interpretation of the Data|
|What a Girl Wants, What a Girl Needs: Findings From a Gender-Specific Focus Group Study|
|Female Offenders and Their Crimes|
|Locked Up Means Locked Out: Women, Addiction, and Incarceration|
|Infanticide and Neonaticide: a Review of 40 Years of Research Literature on Incidence and Causes|
|Understanding the Experiences of Street Level Prostitutes|
|Girls, Gangs and Violence: Assessing the Evidence|
|Processing and Sentencing of Female Offenders|
|Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Girls' Sentencing in the Juvenile Justice System|
|Ages of Chivalry, Places of Paternalism: Gender and Criminal Sentencing in Finland|
|The Impact of Race, Gender, and Age on the Pretrial Decision|
|Women Offenders and the Gendered Effects of Public Policy|
|Throwaway Moms: Maternal Incarceration and the Criminalization of Female Poverty|
|Collateral Costs of Imprisonment for Women: Complications of Reintegration|
|Women and Work in the Criminal Justice System: Police, Courts, and Corrections|
|Survival in an "All Boys Club": Policewomen and Their Fight for Acceptance|
|Gender and Judicial Decisions: Do Female Judges Decide Cases Differently Than Male Judges?|
|Gender and Stress: a Comparative Assessment of Sources of Stress Among Correctional Officers|
|Credits and Sources|
|About the Author|
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