Gender, Crime, And Punishment / Edition 1

Gender, Crime, And Punishment / Edition 1

by Kathleen Daly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300068662

ISBN-13: 9780300068665

Pub. Date: 08/01/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this book Kathleen Daly explores whether men and women who are convicted of similar crimes are punished differently. Analyzing cases of homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, larceny, and drug offfenses, she challenges the common assumption that women are treated more leniently than men and shows that in fact gender disparaties in sentencing are negligible and are…  See more details below

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In this book Kathleen Daly explores whether men and women who are convicted of similar crimes are punished differently. Analyzing cases of homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, larceny, and drug offfenses, she challenges the common assumption that women are treated more leniently than men and shows that in fact gender disparaties in sentencing are negligible and are not always advantageous to women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300068665
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IThe Problem
1Crime, Punishment, and the Mismeasure of Justice3
2Felony Court Contexts and Statistical Outcomes16
Pt. IIWho Are the Accused?
3Women's Pathways to Felony Court43
4Men's Pathways to Felony Court62
Pt. IIIWhat Did They Do?
5Robbery93
6Larceny111
7Interpersonal Violence124
8Drug Offenses151
Pt. IVJustifications for Punishment
9Justifying the Punishment of Women177
10Justifying the Punishment of Men201
Pt. VWhat is Just?
11Difference, Disparity, and Discrimination233
12Toward a Measure of Justice258
App. I Methods for Gathering Data end Documents273
App. II Sentencing Analysis287
App. III Deep-Sample Social History Profile291
App. IV Coded Elements of Crime Narratives297
App. V Pair-wise Judgments of Offense Seriousness300
App. VI Deep-Sample Crimes and Punishments302
References317
Index331

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