Women, Law, and Social Control (2nd Edition)

Women, Law, and Social Control (2nd Edition)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780205442072
  • ISBN: 0205442072
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall


Alida V. Merlo, Joycelyn M. Pollock


Written by leading scholars, this collection of original articles examines women as offenders, professionals, and victims. This reader explores current issues--including the increase in women's imprisonment rates, women as rape survivors, women who kill in abusive relationships, and women working within the criminal justice system. Eleven new articles as well as numerous updated articles keep this the most current reader on women, law, and criminal justice.NEW ARTICLES:Images of Women, Frankie Y. BaileyCurrent Issues in the Law and Women: What Would a Reasonable Woman Do?, Mary K. Stohr and Lisa Growette BostaphPolice Women in the Twenty-First Century, Kathryn E. Scarborough and Carole GarrisonWomen Working in Prisons and Jail Settings: Progress and Prospects, Mary Anne FarkasThe Practice of Law in the Twenty-First Century, Frances BernatRape Survivors: The Law and The Reality, Mittie D. Southerland and Rachel M. SoutherlandIntimate Partner Violence Against and By Women, Denise Kindschi GosselinWomen Drug Offenders, Marilyn McShane and Frank P. WilliamsThe Context of Women's Imprisonment, Barbara OwenStill the "Best Place to Conquer Girls": Girls and the Juvenile Justice System, Meda Chesney-Lind and Katherine IrwinIntersectionality of Race/Ethnicity, Class, and Justice: Women of Color, Janice JosephAlida V. Merlo is the author of 'Women, Law, and Social Control (2nd Edition)', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205442072 and ISBN 0205442072.

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