c) General references on prisons, criminology, deviance, and gender

Overviews of and introductions to feminist criminology

Belknap, J. (2015). Feminist Theory. In A. R. Piquero (Ed.), The Handbook of Criminological Theory: John Wiley & Sons.

Burgess-Proctor, A. (2014). Feminist Criminological Theory. In G. Bruinsma & D. Weisburd (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice: Springer Reference.

Henne, K. (2017). Feminist Criminology. In A. Deckert & R. Sarre (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Australian and New Zealand Criminology, Crime and Justice (pp. 587-602): Springer.

Miller, J., & Mullins, C. W. (2017). The Status of Feminist Theories in Criminology. In F. T. Cullen (Ed.), Taking Stock (pp. 217-249): Routledge.

Renzetti, C. M. (2012). Feminist Perspectives in Criminology. In W. S. DeKeseredy & M. Dragiewicz (Eds.), The Handbook of Critical Criminology (pp. 129-137): Routledge.

 

Recent and overview texts on gender, sexuality, crime and criminology

Britton, D. M., Jacobsen, S. K., & Howard, G. E. (2017). The Gender of Crime: Rowman & Littlefield.

Buist, C.L., & Lenning, E. (2016). Queer Criminology. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Cain, M., and A. Howe. (eds). (2008). Women, Crime and Social Harm: Towards a Criminology for the Global Age. Onati International Series in Law and Society, Hart Publishing.

Cullen, FT, P Wilcox, JL Lux, and CL Jonson (eds). (2014). Sisters in Crime Revisited: Bringing gender into criminology, Oxford University Press, USA.

Gartner, R., & McCarthy, B. (eds.). (2014). The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime: Oxford University Press.

Heidensohn, Frances. (2013). Gender and Justice: Routledge.

Silvestri, M., & Crowther-Dowey, C. (2008). Gender and Crime: Sage.

 

Gender and crime: Further works

Terry, J. and Urla, J. (1995) Deviant Bodies: Critical Perspectives on Difference in Science and Popular Culture. Indiana: Indiana University Press.

Worthen, M. (2016) Sexual Deviance and Society: A Sociological Examination. London: Routledge.Albertson, Martha A., and Nancy S. Thomadsen. (eds.). (1991). At the Boundaries of Law: Feminism and Legal Theory. New York: Routledge.

Allen, Hilary. (1987). Justice Unbalanced: Gender, Psychiatry and Judicial Decisions. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Bartlett, Katharine T., and Rosanne Kennedy. (eds.). (1991). Feminist Legal Theory: Readings in Law and Gender. Westview Press.

Baskin, Deborah R., and Ira B. Sommers. (1997). Casualties of Community Disorder: Women’s Careers in Violent Crime.

Becker, Sarah, and Jill A. McCorkel. (2011). The Gender of Criminal Opportunity: The Impact of Male Co-Offenders on Women’s Crime. Feminist Criminology, 6(2): 79-110.

Bloom, Barbara, Russ Immarigeon, and Barbara Owen. (eds.). (1995). Women in Prisons and Jails. Special Issue of The Prison Journal, 75(2), June.

Boyd, Susan B. (ed). (1997). Challenging the Public/Private Divide: Feminism, Law, and Public Policy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press
Contents;
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.

Carlen, Pat, and Anne Worrall. (eds.). (1987). Gender, Crime and Justice. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Carlen, Pat. (1988). Women, Crime and Poverty. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Carlen, Pat. (1990). Alternatives to Women’s Imprisonment. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Carrington, K. (1995). Postmodernism and Feminist Criminologies: Disconnecting Discourses. International Journal of the Sociology of Law, Vol. 22, pp. 261-77.

Carrington, K., & Pereira, M. (2009). Offending youth: Sex, crime and justice. Federation Press.

Carrington, Kerry. (1997). Postmodernism and Feminist Criminologies: Fragmenting the Criminological Subject. In Walton, Paul and Young, Jock. (eds.). The New Criminology Revisited. Macmillan.

Chesney-Lind, Meda. (1997). The Female Offender: Girls, Women, and Crime. Sage (Women and the Criminal Justice System series).

Clapp, Elizabeth J. Mothers of All Children: Women Reformers and the Rise of Juvenile Courts in Progressive Era America.

Coote, Anna. (ed). (1994). Families, Children and Crime. London: Institute for Public Policy Research.

Crimmins, Susan. (1997). Lethal Losses: When Women Kill.

Daly, K. (1997). Different Ways of Conceptualizing Sex/Gender in Feminist Theory and their Implications for Criminology. Theoretical Criminology, 1(1): 25-51.

Daly, Kathleen, and Lisa Maher. (eds.). (1998). Criminology at the Crossroads: Feminist Readings in Crime and Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.
Contents;
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
14. Feminism, Punishment, and the Potential of Empowerment / Laureen Snider
15. The Black Community, Its Lawbreakers, and a Politics of Identification / Regina Austin.

Easteal, Patricia W. (1993). (ed.). Women and the Law. Conference Proceedings No. 16, Australian Institute of Criminology.

Easteal, Patricia W. (2001). Less Than Equal: Women and the Australian Legal System. Butterworths
Includes;
2. Theories About Criminality and Impact on Sentencing.
3. Women Who Kill Violent Partners.
5. Women in Prison.

Eaton, Mary. (1986). Justice for Women? Family, Court and Social Control. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Eaton, Mary. (1992). Women After Prison. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Edgar, K., I. O’Donnell, and C. Martin. (2003). Prison Violence: The Dynamics of Conflict, Fear and Power. Cullompton: Willan.

Evans, Karen, and Janet Jamieson. (2008). Gender and Crime. McGraw Hill.
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?

Fader, Jamie J. (2013) Falling Back: Incarceration and Transitions to Adulthood among Urban Youth. Rutgers University Press.

Forer, Lois G. (1991). Unequal Protection: Women, Children and the Elderly in Court. New York.

Gelsthorpe, Lorraine, and Allison Morris. (eds.). (1990). Feminist Perspectives in Criminology. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

Gillespie, L. Kay. (1997). Dancehall Ladies: The Crimes and Executions of America’s Condemned Women.

Graycar, Adam, and Peter Grabosky. (eds.). (2002). The Cambridge Handbook of Australian Criminology. Cambridge University Press.
Includes;
9. Gender, race, class and crime in Australia / Emma Ogilvie and Mark Lynch

Greycar, Regina, and J. Morgan. (1990). The Hidden Gender of Law. Federation Press.

Hampton, Blanch. (1993). Prisons and Women. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.

Hatty, S.E. (ed.). (1984). Women in the Prison System. (Seminar Proceedings No. 3), Australian Institute of Criminology.

Heidensohn, Frances. (1996). Women and Crime. London: Macmillan (2nd edition).

Heidensohn, Frances. (2000). Sexual Politics and Social Control. Open University Press.

Heimer, Karen. (1995). Gender, Race, and the Pathways to Delinquency: An Interactionist Explanation. Chapter 7 in Hagan, John and Peterson, Ruth D. (eds.). Crime and Inequality, Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.

Howe A. (2008). Sex, Violence and Crime: Foucault and the “Man” Question. Routledge, Cavendish.

Howe, Adrian. (1994). Punish and Critique: Towards a Feminist Analysis of Penality. Routledge.

Jewkes, Yvonne, and Helen Johnston. (2006). Prison Readings: A Critical Introduction to Prisons and Imprisonment. Cullompton: Willan Publishing.

Karen Heimer, Karen, and Candace Kruttschnitt. (eds.) (2005). Gender and Crime: Patterns in Victimization and Offending. NYU Press.

Legal Education Review. (1995). Special Issue on Feminist Perspectives on Teaching and the Curriculum, 6(2) [Centre for Legal Education. Sydney].

Linders, A. and A. Van Gundy-Yoder (2008). Gall, Gallantry, and the Gallows: Capital Punishment and the Social Construction of Gender, 1840-1920. Gender & Society, 22(3): 324-348.

Lloyd, Ann. (1995). Doubly Deviant, Doubly Damned: Society’s Treatment of Violent Women. London: Penguin.

MacKinnon, Catherine. (1989). Towards a Feminist Theory of the State. Harvard University Press.

Madriz. (year?). Nothing Bad Happens to Good Girls: Fear of Crime in Women’s Lives.

Marshall, Helen, Kathy Douglas, and Desmond McDonnell. (2007). Deviance and Social Control: Who rules? Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

McLean, Sheila, and Noreen Burrows. (eds.). (1988). The Legal Relevance of Gender: Some Aspects of Sex-Biased Discrimination. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press International.

McPherson, Karen S. (1994). Incriminations: Guilty Women / Telling Stories.

Menzies, Robert, and Dorothy E. Chunn. (1991). Kicking Against the Pricks: The Dilemmas of Feminist Teaching in Criminology. In MacLean and Milovanovic. (eds.). New Directions in Critical Criminology.

Miller, Jodi (2008). Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality, and Gendered Violence. NYU Press.

Miller, Jody, and Rod K. Brunson (2000) Gender dynamics in youth gangs: A comparison of males’ and females’ accounts. Justice Quarterly, September, Vol. 17, Iss. 3.

Miller, S.L. (1998). Crime Control and Women: Feminist Implications of Criminal Justice Policy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Morash, M. (1999). A consideration of gender in relation to social learning and social structure: a general theory of crime and deviance. Theoretical Criminology, 3(4): 451-462.

Naffine, Ngaire. (1997). Feminism and Criminology. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

Naffine, Ngaire. (year?). Law Between the Sexes: Explorations in Feminist Jurisprudence. Allen & Unwin.

National AIDS Bulletin. (1994). Special Issue on Prisons, 8(6), July.

O’Bireck, Gary M. (ed). (1996). Not a Kid Anymore: Canadian Youth, Crime, and Subcultures.

Ogilvie, Emma, Lynch, Mark and Bell, Sue. (2000). Gender and Official Statistics: The Juvenile Justice System in Queensland, 1998-99. Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice , No. 162, July, Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology

Patterson, R.L. (1995). Criminality Among Women: A Brief Review of the Literature. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Volume 22 Issue 3/4, pp. 33-53.

Pitts, J. (2008). Reluctant Gangsters: The Changing Shape of Youth Crime. Exeter: Willan Publishing.

Rafter, Nicole Hahn, and Frances Heidensohn. (eds.). (1995). International Feminist Perspectives in Criminology: Engendering a Discipline. Buckingham, UK: Open University Press.

Rebecca, R. (2006). Children in sex, adults in crime: constructing and confining teens. Resources for Feminist Research, 31(3/4): 9.

Rhode, Deborah. (1989). Justice and Gender. Harvard University Press.

Richie, Beth E. (1995). Compelled to Crime: The Gender Entrapment of Battered, Black Women.

Sampson, Adam. (1992). Acts of Abuse: Sex Offenders and the Criminal Justice System. Routledge.

Schaffner, Laurie. (2006). Girls in Trouble with the Law. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Scutt, Jocelyne. (1990). Women and the Law: Commentary and Materials. Sydney: The Law Book Company.

Smart, Carol. (1989). Feminism and the Power of Law. London: Routledge.

Smart, Carol. (1995). Law, Crime and Sexuality: Essays in Feminism. London: Sage.

Stanko, Elizabeth A. (1995). Gendered Criminological Policies: Femininity, Masculinity, and Violence. In Barlow, H.G. (ed.). Crime and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Tolmie, J. (2007). Women and the Criminal Justice System. In Tolmie J and Brookbanks W (eds.) Criminal Justice in New Zealand. Wellington: Lexis Nexis.

Walklate, Sandra. (1995). Gender and Crime: An Introduction. Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf.

Walklate, Sandra. (1997). Understanding Criminology. Open University Press.

Wilcox-Bailey, Jacquelynne. (1997). Dream Lovers: Women Who Marry Men Behind Bars. Kent Town, SA: Wakefield.

Winlow, Simon, and Rowland Atkinson. (ed.) (2012). New Directions in Crime and Deviancy. Routledge.

Worrall, Anne. (1996). Offending Women: Female Lawbreakers and the Criminal Justice System.

 

Journals

 

Feminist Criminology (2006-)

Women & Criminal Justice (Haworth Press)