Crime Control and Women: Feminist Implications of Criminal Justice Policy / Edition 1

Crime Control and Women: Feminist Implications of Criminal Justice Policy / Edition 1

by Susan L. Miller
     
 

Crime Control and Women reveals the current limitations of criminal justice policies that are oblivious to the impact they exert on citizens who vary by gender, race and/or social class. Feminist in perspective, the contributors to this volume share a common vision of hope that social change will result from social control and punishment that is just and

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Crime Control and Women reveals the current limitations of criminal justice policies that are oblivious to the impact they exert on citizens who vary by gender, race and/or social class. Feminist in perspective, the contributors to this volume share a common vision of hope that social change will result from social control and punishment that is just and human, with commitments to prevention, education, and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761907145
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/12/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Susan L Miller
Three Strikes and You're Out! What Will Women Pay for the Pitch? - Mona Danner
Civil Forfeiture of Property - James Massey, Susan L Miller and Anna Wilhelmi
The Victimization of Women as Innocent Owners and Third Parties
A Critical Look at the Idea of Boot Camp as a Correctional Reform - Merry Morash and Lila Rucker
Warnings to Women - Elizabeth A Stanko
Police Advice and Women's Safety in Britain
Gender, Class and Race in Three High Profile Crimes - Lynn Chancer
The Cases of New Bedford, Central Park and Bensonhurst
The Tangled Web of Feminism and Community Policing - Susan L Miller
Investigating the Impact of the 'War on Drugs' on the Incarceration of Black Females - Stephanie Bush-Baskette
Parenting through Prison Walls - Zoann K Snyder-Joy and Teresa A Carlo
Incarcerated Mothers and Children's Visitation Programs
Masculinities, Violence and Communitarian Control - John Braithwaite and Kathleen Daly
Connecting the Dots - Claire M Renzetti
Women, Public Policy and Social Control

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