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Women and Justice: It's a Crime, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Roslyn Muraskin

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 7, 2011

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For courses in Gender and the Law, Critical Issues in Criminal Justice and Gender classes in Sociology and Women's Studies.

 

It’s a Crime: Women and Justice, Fifth Edition, is an all-inclusive work on women and issues of justice. The most complete text available, it compiles over 35 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 twenty-two new essays and presents a thought-provoking dialogue concerning the major issues women face in the criminal justice system.

Table of Contents

SECTION I

Historical development of women’s issues

 

Chapter 1    “Ain’t I a Woman?”

                        Roslyn Muraskin 

 

Chapter 2    Feminist Theories

                        Roslyn Muraskin       

 

Chapter 3    A Contextual History of Black Women Executions: a Chronicle of Resistance to Systemic Gendered Racism

                        David v. Baker

 

SECTION II

Women and the Law

Chapter 4    Mothers, Children and Crime: The Role of Parenting  in Women’s Desistance after Incarceration

                        Venezia Michalsen

 

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?

                        Roslyn Muraskin

 

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

                        Thozama Lutya           

 

SECTION III 

WOMEN: VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE

 

Chapter  13    Women: Second Class Citizens?

                            Roslyn Muraskin 

 

Chapter 14    It’s not Sex, it’s Rape  

                            Roslyn Muraskin    

 

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

                           Helen Eigenberg

 

Chapter 17    Domestic Violence or Intimate Partner Violence? (IPV)

                        Roslyn Muraskin

 

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

                        Roslyn Muraskin

 

Chapter 20    Female Victims and Cyberstalking Legislation

                           Janice Joseph 

 

SECTION IV 

Women Incarcerated

 

Chapter 21    Disparate Treatment of Women: Historical Overview

                            Roslyn Muraskin

 

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

                            Erika Duncan 

 

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   

 

 

SECTION V

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?   

                            Corine Schulze

 

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

                        Cara Rabe-Hemp   

 

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

 

SECTION VI 

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

Roslyn Muraskin

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