7 edition of Criminalizing women found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Gillian Balfour and Elizabeth Comack.|
|Contributions||Balfour, Gillian, 1965-, Comack, Elizabeth, 1952-|
|LC Classifications||HV6046 .C745 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||382 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||382|
|LC Control Number||2006386564|
In book: Criminalizing Women: Gender and (In)justice in Neo-Liberal Times, Edition: 2nd, Chapter: Enhancing the Well-Being of Criminalized Indigenous Women: A Contemporary take on a Traditional. Most women in the Australian prison system have faced abuse in their past. But with an emphasis placed on punishment rather than rehabilitation, re-offending rates are high, and a majority struggle to re-integrate into society. This documentary follows three women as they navigate an institutional system designed not to bring about change in individuals, but to isolate them.
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Book Description Demeter Press, Canada, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. As the fastest growing prison population worldwide, more and more women are living in cages and most of them are mothers. This alarming trend has huge ramifications for women, children and communities across the globe. Criminalizing the black body was no small task, it would require a dominant narrative to take hold and the cooperation of popular culture, hard and soft sciences, and legal institutions. In , bestselling and highly influential author and Southern Baptist minister Thomas Dixon Jr. would be one of the first to popularize this notion.
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Exploring women`s lives as "errant females," this volume maps out the connections between the choices women make and their Criminalizing women book as linked to the wider socio-political context and considers feminist strategies used to address the conditions inside women`s prisons, defend criminalized women`s human rights, and draw attention to the systemic abuses against poor and racialized women.4/5(1).
Meanwhile, poverty, racism, and misogyny continue to frame criminalized women’s lives. Criminalizing Women introduces readers to the key issues addressed by feminists engaged in criminology research over the past four decades. Chapters explore how narratives that construct women as errant females, prostitutes, street gang associates and symbols of moral corruption mask the.
Professors, students, librarians, agency workers dealing with women's issues, and women and men in the general public will find this important book a helpful tool in sorting through the complex issues on criminalizing women's : $ "An engaging and easily accessible edited anthology, Criminalizing Women maps out the connections between vulnerable, marginalized women and the 'structured choices' often imposed /5(15).
"An engaging and easily accessible edited anthology, Criminalizing Women maps out the connections between vulnerable, marginalized women and the Criminalizing women book choices' often imposed on them. This book has been the centerpiece of my 'Women and Crime'course for six years.".
This book covers the feminist strategies that have been used to address the conditions inside women's prisions, to defend criminalized women's human rights, and to draw attention to the systemic.
This book introduces readers to the key issues addressed by feminists in their engagement with criminology over the past four decades. It explores the narratives of women’s lives as “errant females,” sex trade workers, “gang” members and drug traffickers to map out the connections between the choices women make and the conditions of their lives.
It shows how criminalized women and girls have. Book description. Policing the Womb brings to life the chilling ways in which women have become the targets of secretive state surveillance of their pregnancies. Michele Goodwin expands the reproductive health and rights debate beyond abortion to include how legislators increasingly turn to criminalizing women for miscarriages, stillbirths, and threatening the health of their pregnancies.
Criminalizing Women introduces readers to the key issues addressed by feminists engaged in criminology research over the past four decades. Although a greater number of white women than women of color are arrested, black women are eight times more likely than white women to be sent to prison.
It is widely believed that black women are disproportionately represented in the following areas of legal abuse: “over-arrested, over-indicted, under-defended, and excessively sentenced.”. CRIMINALIZING VICTIMIZATION: THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF PRO‐ARREST POLICIES FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN.
MEDA CHESNEY‐LIND. Meda Chesney‐Lind, Ph.D. is Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Nationally recognized for her work on women and crime, her books include Girls, Delinquency and Juvenile Justice which was awarded the American.
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Criminalizing Women is a book that both provides space for criminalized women's narratives and, with a section on making change, it looks to the future with a toolbox full of feminist strategies to be used to address the issues revealed by these narratives.
Criminalization or criminalisation, in criminology, is "the process by which behaviors and individuals are transformed into crime and criminals".
Previously legal acts may be transformed into crimes by legislation or judicial decision. However, there is usually a formal presumption in the rules of statutory interpretation against the retrospective application of laws and only the use of. Criminalizing women: gender and (in)justice in neo-liberal times / Author: edited by Gillian Balfour & Elizabeth Comack.
Publication info: Black Point, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing,  Format: Book. The Criminalization of Women’s Bodies Is All About Conservative Male Power The goal of the wave of anti-abortion laws in America is to put female sexuality under strict and brutal state control.
Get this from a library. Criminalizing women: gender and (in)justice in neo-liberal times. [Gillian Balfour; Elizabeth Comack;] -- This book shows how criminalized women and girls have been disciplined, managed, corrected, and punished as prisoners, patients, mothers, and victims through imprisonment, medication, and secure.
Women of color—citizen and migrant—are at the crux of the mass incarceration of people of color. African American and Latina women make up the fastest-growing population in US prisons and jails (The Rebecca Project for Human Rights).
Nearly 25 percent of women in state prisons are there for nonviolent drug-related offenses (Carson, ). T1 - Criminalizing women's behavior. AU - Gustavsson, Nora S. AU - MacEachron, Ann E. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - Legal precedent for criminalizing the behavior of pregnant women has been established in an attempt to protect the fetus.
Elevating fetal rights over maternal rights is based on questionable assumptions and inconclusive. Criminalizing Women. 44min 13+. Most women in the Australian prison system have faced abuse in their past. But with an emphasis placed on punishment rather than rehabilitation, re-offending rates are high, and a majority struggle to re-integrate into society.
This documentary follows three women as they navigate an institutional system designed not to bring about change in individuals, but to isolate them. Balfour, Gillian,Comack, Elizabeth,eds.
Criminalizing Women: Gender And (in)justice In Neo-liberal Times. Black Point, N.S.: Fernwood, Print. These citations may not conform precisely to your selected citation style.
Please use this display as a guideline and modify as needed. New Books. Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games Lifestyle Fashion Food Recipes Love & sex Home & garden and criminalizing women for their pregnancy outcomes. The campaign is the.Women = Books Legalizing the Girlfriend Experience, Criminalizing the Victim by Anne Gray Fischer Raids to shut down sex-trafficking operations often result in the arrest or deportation of the “rescued” victims, and this past July’s installment of Operation Cross Country, the FBI’s series of nationwide stings, was reportedly no exception.