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Drugs, women, and justice

Drugs, women, and justice

roles of the criminal justice system for drug-affected women

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Drug use -- United States,
  • Women prisoners -- United States,
  • Female offenders -- Rehabilitation -- United States,
  • Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation -- United States,
  • Prisoners" families -- United States,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWomen & criminal justice.
    StatementJames A. Swartz, Patricia O"Brien, Arthur J. Lurigio, editors.
    ContributionsSwartz, James, 1955-, O"Brien, Patricia, 1955-, Lurigio, Arthur J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5824.W6 D794 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17914706M
    ISBN 109780789036247
    LC Control Number2007018387


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This unique book presents the latest research and thinking in complex and still emerging areas of policy and treatment for women in the criminal justice system.

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Lurigio. From the s 'girl junkie' to the s 'crack mom', Using Women investigates how the cultural representations of women drug users have defined America's drug policies in this century. In analyzing the public's continued fear, horror and outrage wrought by the specter of women using drugs, Nancy Campbell demonstrates the importance that public opinion and popular culture4/5.

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and justice book By this logic, women who use illicit drugs embody both individual deviance and social failure; the differences and justice book drugs and their users have been racialized and their meanings encoded in the “figures” of drug-using women on which political discourse relies.

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Cropsey --Research to action: informing policy makers about the needs of mothers and children at risk of separation / Patricia E. Allard --Differences among children. “CJ-DATS (the national Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies) was created in with the goal of improving both the public health and public safety outcomes for substance abusing offenders leaving prison or jail and returning to the community by integrating substance abuse treatment into the criminal justice system.”.

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Using women: gender, drug policy, and social justice. [Nancy D Campbell] -- Annotation From the s 'girl junkie' to the s 'crack mom', Using Women investigates how the cultural representations of women drug users have defined America's drug policies in this century.

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