Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and index.
Why women and justice? -- Ideas about women -- In the beginning -- The U.S. Constitution and the notion of equality -- Crime and criminality -- Education -- Paid and unpaid work -- Women professionals in the justice system -- Unmarried, married, and coupled women's lives -- Economics and disadvantage : women's poverty -- Women, their bodies, and violence -- The housing of women criminals -- In closing.
Rev. ed. of : Women and (in)justice / Sheryl J. Grana. 2002.