The Female offender : girls, women, and crime / editors, Meda Chesney-Lind, Lisa Pasko.
Contributor(s): Chesney-Lind, Meda | Pasko, Lisa.Material type: BookCall no.: HV6046 .C495 2013Publication: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, c2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xiii, 224 p.ISBN: 9781412996693 (pbk.); 1412996694 (pbk.).Subject(s): Female offenders -- United States | Female juvenile delinquents -- United States | Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Girls' troubles and "female delinquency". Trends in girls' arrests -- boys' theories and girls' lives -- Criminalizing girls' survival: abuse, victimization, and girls' official delinquency -- Delinquency theory and gender: beyond status offenses -- Girls, gangs, and violence. Girls gone wild? -- The media, girls of color, and gangs -- Trends in girls' violence and aggression -- Girls, robbery, and "other" assaults -- Girl gang membership -- Girls and gangs: qualitative studies -- Labeling girls violent? -- Girls, gangs, and media hype: a final note -- The juvenile justice system and girls. "The best place to conquer girls" -- Girls and juvenile justice reform -- Deinstitutionalization and judicial paternalism: challenges to the double standard of juvenile justice -- Rising detentions and racialized justice -- Offense patterns of girls in custody -- bootstrapping -- Deinstitutionalization or transinstitutionalization? girls and the mental health system -- Girls' sexuality in institutional environments -- Human rights abuses in girls' institutions? -- Instead of incarceration: what could be done to meet the needs of girls? -- Trends in women's crime. Unruly women: a brief history of women's offenses -- Trends in women's arrests -- How could she? the nature and causes of women's crime -- embezzlement -- driving under the influence -- Larceny theft/shoplifting -- Big time/small time -- Pathways to women's crime -- Beyond the street woman: resurrecting the liberated female crook? -- The Revival of the "violent female offender" -- Sentencing women to prison: equality without justice -- Trends in women's crime: a reprise -- Women, violent crimes, and the war on drugs -- Getting tough on women's crime -- Building more women's prisons -- Profile of women in U.S. prisons -- Childhoods of women in prison -- Current offenses -- Property crimes -- Drug use among women in prison -- Mothers behind bars -- Race and women's imprisonment -- Different versus equal? -- Prisons and parity -- Reducing women's imprisonment through effective community-based strategies and programs -- Detention versus prevention -- Female offenders, community supervision, and evidence-based practices / Jane-t T. Davidson. Trends in probation, incarceration, and parole -- Evidence-based practices and gender-neutral supervision -- Challenging gender-neutral risk-driven supervision -- Criminal history -- Education and employment -- Financial -- Family and marital -- Accommodation -- Alcohol and drug problems -- Emotional and personal -- Challenging gender-neutral supervision: women's histories of victimization, health problems, and child care needs -- Histories of abuse -- Health and children -- Supervision and reintegration -- Moving forward: gender-equitable supervision for female offenders in the community -- Promising examples for moving forward -- Conclusion.
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