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Crack Cocaine, Crime, and Women: Legal, Social, and Treatment Issues / Edition 1
     

Crack Cocaine, Crime, and Women: Legal, Social, and Treatment Issues / Edition 1

by Sue Mahan
 

ISBN-10: 0761901418

ISBN-13: 9780761901419

Pub. Date: 08/23/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Sue Mahan provides an up-to-date, accessible discussion of the issues relevant to the debate on crack cocaine, crime and women. Following an in-depth overview, the book offers a broad and informed perspective on the legal, lifestyle and treatment issues central to women's addiction to crack cocaine. With sensitivity and compassion, the author also addresses the

Overview

Sue Mahan provides an up-to-date, accessible discussion of the issues relevant to the debate on crack cocaine, crime and women. Following an in-depth overview, the book offers a broad and informed perspective on the legal, lifestyle and treatment issues central to women's addiction to crack cocaine. With sensitivity and compassion, the author also addresses the tragic consequences of children born to addicted mothers, stressing the importance for policy and resources to focus on the mutual well-being of mother and child.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761901419
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/23/1996
Series:
Drugs, Health, and Social Policy Series , #4
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
CRACKWORLD
The Subculture
Concepts and Issues
Analysis of Interviews
Case Study of a 'Rock Star'
CRIMINALIZATION OF PREGNANCY
The Criminalization of Pregnancy
Concepts and Issues
Analysis of Judicial Alternatives
Case Study of a Crack Mom
Jennifer Johnson
TREATMENT FOR WOMEN WHO ABUSE CRACK COCAINE
Crack Treatment
Concepts and Issues
Analysis of the Phases of Development
Case Study of a Treatment Program
Hope House

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