Crack Cocaine, Crime, and Women: Legal, Social, and Treatment Issues

Crack Cocaine, Crime, and Women: Legal, Social, and Treatment Issues

by Sue Mahan, Susan G. Mahan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761901426
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/23/1996
Series: Drugs, Health, and Social Policy Series , #4
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Sue Mahan is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice Program at the University of Central Florida - Daytona Beach Campus. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Missouri – Columbia and was awarded a Kellogg Fellowship in International Development and a Fulbright Distinguished Lectureship to Peru. She is the author of several other books including: Unfit Mothers; Women, Crime and Criminal Justice (with Ralph Weisheit); Crack, Cocaine, Crime and Women; and Beyond the Mafia, as well as journal articles and book chapters about crime and justice. She is working on a book about restorative justice in Colombia, SA based on observations and interviews.

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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