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Table of Contents
Historical development of women’s issues
Chapter 1 “Ain’t I a Woman?”
Chapter 2 Feminist Theories
Chapter 3 A Contextual History of Black Women Executions: a Chronicle of Resistance to Systemic Gendered Racism
David v. Baker
Women and the Law
Chapter 4 Mothers, Children and Crime: The Role of Parenting in Women’s Desistance after Incarceration
Chapter 5 Perpetrators and Victims: Maternal Filicide and Mental Illness
Stacey L. Shipley
Chapter 6 Postpartum Syndromes and the Legal System
Cheryl L. Meyer and Tara C. Proano-Raps
Chapter 7 Listening to Women’s Voices: Considering why Mothers Kill their Children
Cheryl L. Meyer and Cindy E. Weisbart
Chapter 8 Lives in Transition: A Needs Assessment of Women Exiting from Prostitution
Stacy L. Mallicoat
Chapter 9 Abortion: Is It a Right of Privacy or Compulsory Childbearing?
Chapter 10 Murdering for Motherhood: A New Breed of Female Murderers
Etta F. Morgan
Chapter 11 Trafficking in Women
Ann Janette Alejanno Steele and Liying Li
Chapter 12 Human Trafficking of Young Women and Girls for Sexual Exploitation
WOMEN: VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE
Chapter 13 Women: Second Class Citizens?
Chapter 14 It’s not Sex, it’s Rape
Chapter 15 Explaining Fear of Crime as Fear of Rape Among College Females: An Examination of Multiple Campuses in the United States
Rhonda R. Dobbs, Courtney Waid & Tara O’Connor Shelley
Chapter 16 National Crime Survey and Rape
Chapter 17 Domestic Violence or Intimate Partner Violence? (IPV)
Chapter 18 Older Battered women: Telling the Stories of Four Women who live with IPV for Twenty Years or More
Suzanne Faries Lowe and Laura J. Moriarty
Chapter 19 Sexual Harassment: Part of the Continuum of Violence against Women
Chapter 20 Female Victims and Cyberstalking Legislation
Chapter 21 Disparate Treatment of Women: Historical Overview
Chapter 22 Gender and Corrections: Comparing Facilities and Programs
Alana Van Gundy
Chapter 23 Three Strikes and Its Women Who are Out: The Hidden Consequences for Women of Criminal Justice Policy Reforms
Mona J.E. Danner
Chapter 24 Behind the Walls of Injustice: Assessing the Impact of Maternal Incarceration on Women and Children
Zina T. McGee, Whytnee Foriest, Kdari Taylor-Watson, Amanda red, Tiffany and Brittany Kirkland
Chapter 25 Witnessing through Memoir: A Restorative Justice Tool
Chapter 26 Female Recidivists Speak about their Experience in Drug Court while Engaging in Appreciative Inquiry
Michael Fischer, Brenda Geiger and Mary Ellen Hughes
Chapter 27 Mentally Ill Women in Jails: Asylums for the Invisible
Rosemary Guido and Lanette Dalley
Chapter 28 Doing HIV/AIDS “time” : Healthcare needs of Women Prisoners
Barbara H. Zaitzow and Mark M. Lanier
Chapter 29 Women’s Re-entry Experiences: Resources from Network Relationships
Hoan N. Bui
Chapter 30 Women on Death row
Etta F. Morgan
Women and Criminal Justice Professions
Chapter 31 Early Policing in the United States: “Help Wanted — Women Need Not Apply”
Martin L. O’Connor
Chapter 32 The Policies of United States Police Departments: Equal Access, Equal Treatment?
Chapter 33 A Paler Shade of Blue: Women and the Police Subculture
Kim M. Lersch and Thomas Bazley
Chapter 34 The Career Trajectories of Female Police Executives
Chapter 35 The Dislike of Female Offenders Among Correctional Officers: A Need for Specialized Training
Christine E. Rasche
Chapter 36 Women in the Legal Profession: Challenges for the 21st Century
Jody Clay-Warner, Jennifer McMahon-Howard & Katie James
A Note on Women and Terrorism
Chapter 37 Women’s Attitudes Toward the Threat of Terror
Ramona Brockett, Jonathan C. Odo, & Peter Ezekwenna
Conclusions and a Look to the Future