Girls, Women, and Crime: Selected Readings / Edition 2

Girls, Women, and Crime: Selected Readings / Edition 2

by Meda Chesney-Lind
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412996708

ISBN-13: 9781412996709

Pub. Date: 01/26/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

What characterizes women's and girls' pathways to crime?

Girls, Women, and Crime: Selected Readings, Second Edition is a compilation of journal articles on the female offender written by leading researchers in the fields of criminology and women's studies. The contributors reveal the complex worlds females in the criminal justice system must often

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Overview

What characterizes women's and girls' pathways to crime?

Girls, Women, and Crime: Selected Readings, Second Edition is a compilation of journal articles on the female offender written by leading researchers in the fields of criminology and women's studies. The contributors reveal the complex worlds females in the criminal justice system must often negotiate—worlds that are frequently riddled with violence, victimization, discrimination, and economic marginalization. This in-depth collection leaves readers with a greater understanding of the complexities and nuances of the realtionship between girls and women and crime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412996709
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/26/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
265
Sales rank:
616,017
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I. GENDER AND CRIMINOLOGICAL THEORIZING: GENDER AT THE FOREFRONT
Chapter 1. Different Ways of Conceptualizing Sex/Gender in Feminist Theory and Their Implications for Criminology - Kathleen Daly
Chapter 2. Patriarchy Matters: Toward a Gendered Theory of Teen Violence and Victimization - Lyn Mikel Brown, Meda Chesney-Lind, and Nan Stein
Chapter 3. Feminism in Criminology: Engendering the Outlaw - Dana M. Britton
Chapter 4. An Argument for Black Feminist Criminology: Understanding African American Women's Experiences With Intimate Partner Abuse Using an Integrated Approach - Hillary Potter
PART II. FEMALE JUVENILE DELINQUENTS: VICTIMIZATION, DELINQUENCY, AND THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM
Chapter 5. At-Risk Girls and Delinquency: Career Pathways - Carla P. Davis
Chapter 6. Violence Against Girls Provokes Girls' Violence: From Private Injury to Public Harm - Laurie Schaffner
Chapter 7. The Gendered Nature of Risk Factors for Delinquency - Joanne Belknap and Kristi Holsinger
Chapter 8. Moving Toward Justice for Female Juvenile Offenders in the New Millennium: Modeling Gender-Specific Policies and Programs - Barbara Bloom, Barbara Owen, Elizabeth Piper Deschenes, and Jill Rosenbaum
PART III. THE WOMAN OFFENDER: WOMEN'S EXPERIENCES WITH DRUGS, CRIME, AND VIOLENCE
Chapter 9. Murder as Self-Help: Women and Intimate Partner Homicide - Elicka S. L. Peterson
Chapter 10. Women at Risk in Sex Work: Strategies for Survival - Priscilla Pyett and Deborah Warr
Chapter 11. Dimensions of Women's Power in the Illicit Drug Economy - Tammy L. Anderson
Chapter 12. The War on Drugs as a War Against Black Women - Stephanie R. Bush-Baskette
PART IV. THE FEMALE OFFENDER AND INCARCERATION: BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER INCARCERATION
Chapter 13. Women Under Lock and Key: A View From the Inside - Meda Chesney-Lind and Noelie Rodriguez
Chapter 14. The Changing Nature of Interpersonal Relationships in a Women's Prison - Kimberly R. Greer
Chapter 15. "Setting the Record Straight ": Girls, Sexuality, and the Juvenile Correctional System - Lisa Pasko
Chapter 16. People, Places, and Things: How Female Ex-Prisoners Negotiate Their Neighborhood Context - Andrea Leverentz
Index
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