This book, first published in 1984, is a selective, annotated bibliography on women and deviance that includes historical, cross cultural, sociological, psychological, political, legal, philosophical, and social policy perspectives. This title is concerned with the origins, change, conflict, and consequences of deviant behaviour and "women’s adaptation to their changing roles." It encompasses monographs, journal articles, books, and government documents in English. This title will be of particular interest to students of sociology and criminology.
Introduction; 1. Women and Change 2. Historical and Cross-Cultural 3. Abortion 4. Alcohol and Drugs 5. Bisexuality 6. Corrections and Punishment 7. Crimes against Women 8. Crimes of Women 9. Divorce, Separation and Widowhood 10. Lesbianism 11. Mental Illness 12. Poverty 13. Singles 14. Suicide 15. Teenage Pregnancy 16. The Older Woman 17. Treatment 18. Social Policy; Subject Index; Name Index