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Recent and overview texts on gender, sexuality, crime and criminology
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Boyd, Susan B. (ed). (1997). Challenging the Public/Private Divide: Feminism, Law, and Public Policy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press
1. Challenging the Public/Private Divide: An Overview / Susan B. Boyd
2. Restructuring Public and Private: Women’s Paid and Unpaid Work / Pat Armstrong
3. A Little Sex Can Be a Dangerous Thing: Regulating Sexuality, Venereal Disease, and Reproduction in British Columbia, 1919-1945 / Dorothy E. Chunn
4. Sounds of Silence: The Public/Private Dichotomy, Violence, and Aboriginal Women / Jennifer Koshan
5. Who Pays for Caring for Children? Public Policy and the Devaluation of Women’s Work / Katherine Teghtsoonian
6. Across the Home/Work Divide: Homework in Garment Manufacture and the Failure of Employment Regulation / Amanda Araba Ocran
7. Some Mothers Are Better Than Others: A Re-examination of Maternity Benefits / Nitya Iyer
8. Balancing Acts: Career and Family among Lawyers / Fiona M. Kay
9. ‘A Jury Dressed in Medical White and Judicial Black’: Mothers with Mental Health Histories in Child Welfare and Custody / Judith Mosoff.
10. Looking beyond Tyabji: Employed Mothers, Lifestyles, and Child Custody Law / Susan B. Boyd
11. Lesbians, Child Custody, and the Long Lingering Gaze of the Law / Jenni Millbank
12. Public Taxes, Privatizing Effects, and Gender Inequality / Claire F. L. Young
13. Blue Meanies in Alberta: Tory Tactics and the Privatization of Child Welfare / Marlee Kline
14. Going Global: Feminist Theory, International Law, and the Public/Private Divide / Doris Elisabeth Buss.
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Daly, Kathleen, and Lisa Maher. (eds.). (1998). Criminology at the Crossroads: Feminist Readings in Crime and Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.
1. Crossroads and Intersections: Building from Feminist Critique / Kathleen Daly and Lisa Maher
2. The Woman of Legal Discourse / Carol Smart
3. Fallen Angels: The Representation of Violence Against Women in Legal Culture / Kristin Bumiller
4. Rendering Them Harmless: The Professional Portrayal of Women Charged with Serious Violent Crimes / Hilary Allen
5. Postmodernism and Feminist Criminologies: Disconnecting Discourses? / Kerry Carrington
6. ‘Just Every Mother’s Angel’: An Analysis of Gender and Ethnic Variations in Youth Gang Membership / Karen A. Joe and Meda Chesney-Lind
7. Women on the Edge of Crime: Crack Cocaine and the Changing Contexts of Street-Level Sex Work in New York City / Lisa Maher and Richard Curtis
8. Women’s Pathways to Felony Court: Feminist Theories of Lawbreaking and Problems of Representation / Kathleen Daly
9. Fraternities and Rape on Campus / Patricia Yancey Martin and Robert A. Hummer. 10. Is ‘Doing Nothing’ Just Boys’ Play? Integrating Feminist and Cultural Studies Perspectives on Working-Class Young Men’s Masculinity / Joyce E. Canaan
11. Masculinity, Honour, and Confrontational Homocide / Kenneth Polk
12. Policing Woman Battering / Kathleen J. Ferraro
13. What Is to Be Gained by Looking White People in the Eye? Culture, Race, and Gender in Cases of Sexual Violence / Sherene Razack
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15. The Black Community, Its Lawbreakers, and a Politics of Identification / Regina Austin.
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3. Women Who Kill Violent Partners.
5. Women in Prison.
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Section 1) Engendering the Agenda
Criminological Theory: its ideology and implications concerning women
Challenging Orthodoxies in feminist theory; A Black Feminist Critique
Girls? Troubles and ‘Female Delinquency’
Twisted Sisters, Ladettes, and the New Penology: The Social Construction of ‘Violent Girls’
Section 2) Engendering the Victim
Women Fight Back
Typical Violence, Normal Precaution
Women and the ‘Fear of Crime’: Challenging the Accepted Stereotype
Women’s Violence to Men in Intimate Relationships: Working on the puzzle
Section 3) Gender and Social Control
Troublesome Girls: Towards alternative definitions and policies
Magistrates Explanations of Sentencing Decisions
Women’s Imprisonment in England and Wales: a penal paradox
Black Women and the Criminal Justice System
Section 4) Engendering Masculinity
Boys will be Boys
Structured Action and Gendered Crime
Masculinities and Crime: Rethinking the ‘Man Question’
Gender, Class, Racism, and Criminal Justice: against global and gender-centric theories for poststructuralist perspectives
Section 5) International Developments
Constituting the Punishable Woman
Globalization and Violence against women-inequalities
You Deserve it Because you are Australian: the moral panic over ‘ethnic gang rape’
Genocide and the Social Production of Immorality
Conclusion: Gender and Crime ? the Legacy?
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