Women, Law, and Social Control / Edition 1

Women, Law, and Social Control / Edition 1

by Alida V. Merlo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0023805676

ISBN-13: 9780023805677

Pub. Date: 10/03/1994

Publisher: Pearson Education

*HH06, Women, Law, and Social Control, Alida V. Merlo(Westfield State College), Joycelyn M. Pollock(Southwest Texas State University), U4784-7, 416 pp., 6 x 9, 0-, paperbound, 1995, $18.75nk, October*/This edited text examines women in the criminal justice system Q as practitioner, as offenders, and as victims. The current and relevant articles share a central theme&…  See more details below

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*HH06, Women, Law, and Social Control, Alida V. Merlo(Westfield State College), Joycelyn M. Pollock(Southwest Texas State University), U4784-7, 416 pp., 6 x 9, 0-, paperbound, 1995, $18.75nk, October*/This edited text examines women in the criminal justice system Q as practitioner, as offenders, and as victims. The current and relevant articles share a central theme: certain aspects of the legal system and society have affected all women in similar ways. Both historical and current issues are examined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023805677
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/03/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
6.92(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Gender, Justice and Social Control: A Historical Perspective, Joycelyn M. Pollock.

II. WOMEN PRACTITIONERS.

2. Realities of Women in Policing: An Organizational Cultural Perspective, Donna C. Hale and C. Lee Bennet.

3. Sexual Harassment Among Police Officers: Crisis and Change in the Normative Structure, Linda Gratch.

4. Women in the Legal Profession, Joycelyn M. Pollock and Barbara Ramirez.

5. Women in Corrections: Custody and the “Caring Ethic,” Joycelyn M. Pollock.

III. WOMEN OFFENDERS.

6. Female Criminality in the 1990s, Alida V. Merlo.

7. Controlling Women's Bodies, Kate Bagley and Alida V. Merlo.

8. Women's Prisons: Equality with a Vengeance, Meda Chesney-Lind and Joycelyn M. Pollock.

IV. WOMEN VICTIMS.

9. Assaultive Sex: The Victim's Perspective, Mittie D. Southerland.

10. The Battered Women Syndrome as a Legal Defense: Status in the Courtroom, Donna C. Hale and Daniel J. Menniti.

11. Women as Victims and Perpetrators of Murder, Peter J. Benekos.

V. CONCLUSION.

12. Charting a Course for the Future, Alida V. Merlo.

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