Gender, crime, and incarceration in Oklahoma by Debbie Simpson

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Published by Oklahoma Sentencing Commission in [Oklahoma City?] .

Written in English

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  • Crime -- Oklahoma -- Sex differences.,
  • Imprisonment -- Oklahoma -- Sex differences.

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Statementprepared by the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Resource Center [and] Oklahoma Statistical Analysis Center ; researched and written by Debbie Simpson, David Wright.
ContributionsWright, David., Oklahoma Criminal Justice Resource Center., Oklahoma Statistical Analysis Center., Oklahoma Sentencing Commission.
LC ClassificationsHV6793.O5 S54 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination18 leaves :
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL6834226M
LC Control Number00329333

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Oklahoma has long held the dubious honor of having the highest female incarceration rate in the country, nearly twice the national average. In this compelling new book, sociologist Susan Sharp sets out to discover just what has gone so wrong in the state of Oklahoma—and what that might tell us about trends in female incarceration by: 4.

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Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Gender, crime, and incarceration in Oklahoma / Lists | Open Library. The individual sections survey four major areas in the study of women, girls, and crime: female criminality, female juvenile delinquents, women as offenders, and women in prison.

Section introductions, written by the book's coeditors, present the relevance and range of the topical areas covered in the sections and provide a context for the.

Susan Sharp, a national expert on female incarceration, wrote the book “Mean Lives, Mean Laws,” detailing how Oklahoma women became “collateral damage in the War on Drugs.” Her research also shows justice is not dispensed evenly across the state, displaying another example of the chronic equity divides in criminal justice across America.

Women, Gender, and Crime: Core Concepts provides students with a complete and concise view into the intersection of gender and the criminal justice system.

Author Stacy L. Gender explores core topics on women as victims, offenders, and criminal justice professionals as they interact with various areas of the criminal justice system. The Gender of Crime introduces readers to how gender shapes our understanding of every aspect of crime—from defining what crime is to governing how crime is punished.

Despite their higher arrest rates, Whites have lower levels of incarceration than Hispanic, and much lower than Native, youth. These trends mean big savings and the opportunity to reimagine juvenile justice. The decline in youth crime saves Oklahoma $40 to $50 million per year in juvenile incarceration costs alone.

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In Oklahoma for example, our incarceration boom really kicked off like most places in the country in the s, and just exploded. We're up probably percent sinceand our crime rate's up. Bythe national rate had risen towhile the rate of incarceration for women in Oklahoma was more than double the national rate (Bureau of Justice Statistics, ; Sandhu, Al.

Despite sending more people to prison, Oklahoma had more crime than its contiguous states. And the criminal justice system was part of the problem. That began what he calls a. national rate. As of JOklahoma’s female prison population was over prisoners (Oklahoma Department of Corrections, ).

At a time when incarceration rates around the country are falling, Oklahoma’s rates remain as high as or even higher than. crime Female Incarceration Rates •Oklahoma has the highest female incarceration rate in the nation, more than twice as high as the average and growing.

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This is an increase from when Oklahoma's female incarceration rate was perwhich was 2 times that of the national rate of A study of drug offenders in Oklahoma found that black women were more likely than white women to receive sentences of five or more years, regardless of the offense or prior legal history.

Black Womanhood, Gendered Violence, and Mass Incarceration. Beth Richie's book on black women and incarceration notes that the second most common cause of death for black women and girls between the ages of 15 and 25 was homicide, primarily caused by intimate-partner violence.

Freeing Tammy: Women, Drugs, and Incarceration (Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and Law) by Jody Raphael available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. Tammara (Tammy) Johnson is an African-American woman in her fifties, an ex-addict with a year.

OLS regression analyses of likelihood of imprisonment and prison length illustrate the importance of looking at sentencing outcomes not only in terms of gender but also in terms of crime type.

Results. Specifically, we find that the effect of gender on sentencing does vary by crime type, but not in a consistent or predicted fashion. Last year, female inmates accounted for 7 percent of all prisoners in state and federal facilities — the highest rate since the U.S.

Department of Justice started keeping records, says Stateline. Oklahoma’s incarceration rate has moved from first in the nation to third in the nation in the last five years. This reduction is due largely to voter-driven ballot initiatives that reduced drug possession from a felony to a misdemeanor, as well as the change of many low-level felony sentences.

These changes occurred in the and legislative sessions and capitalized on the state’s. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin announced a public-private partnership called Pay for Success that is designed to lower the state’s female incarceration rate, The Oklahoman reports.

“Government too. Gender, Ethnicity, and the State: Latina and Latino Prison Politics (SUNY series in New Directions in Crime and Justice Studies) Hardcover – Ap Reviews: 2. This version of the Three Little Pigs story is retold from the eyes of the wolf, who claims the whole story was a misunderstanding and that he has been wrongly framed for his crime of killing the pigs.

This picture book can be used in KS2 to explore themes of objectivity, prejudice and the importance of hearing different sides of the same story. This was the decade, after all, when Washington, D.C., was being used as a testing site for national anti-crime efforts and billions of dollars were flowing into local criminal justice efforts, as Elizabeth Hinton has shown in her recent book From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime ().

Women, Gender, and Crime: Core Concepts provides you with a complete and concise view into the intersection of gender and the criminal justice system.

Author Stacy L. Mallicoat explores core topics on women as victims, offenders, and criminal justice professionals as they interact with various areas of the criminal justice system.

Crime; State & Regional A transgender inmate who claims Oklahoma prison officials stopped her hormone therapy because they thought she was faking her gender identity has won the right to.

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Davies, Pamela Books SAGE Books. Oklahoma has the highest rate of female incarceration in the nation. The consequences of incarceration and familial separation are devastating for both mothers and their children.

In many cases, prison is not cost-effective, does not enhance public safety, fails to promote true rehabilitation and places children at far greater risk of entering. Class, race, and gender intersect on every page, for a book that will stick in your mind long after you finish the last page.

Ryu Murakami, In the Miso Soup. I love everything Ryu Murakami writes, but this one is probably the closest he’s ever come to a straightforward crime. All that time, I sat and thought: Her offense didn’t warrant such a long prison sentence in an Oklahoma prison.

Since the ‘80s, Oklahoma has grown to double the national average for incarcerated women, and 80 percent of those women are mothers. They are the mothers of children who are adversely impacted by maternal incarceration. Recently released statistics from a federal study put Oklahoma's incarceration rate as the second highest in the country in Data from the U.S.

Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics shows people incarcerated perresidents in Oklahoma, behind Louisiana's inmates perresidents. intersectionality and how it is linked to issues such as class, race, gender and crime.

Secondly, it will discuss why intersectionality is important to understand crime and justice. In order to understand the relationship between intersectionality and crime, a particular issue will be reviewed from the crime and delinquency issues of Incarceration trends in Oklahoma since Examine jail and prison populations, incarceration rates, and racial disparities.

Women, Gender, and Crime: Core Concepts provides students with a complete and concise view into the intersection of gender and the criminal justice system. Author Stacy L. Mallicoat explores core topics on women as victims, offenders, and criminal justice professionals as they interact with various areas of the criminal justice system.

This week, we released a new report by Open Justice Oklahoma (OJO) which found that while juvenile crime and incarceration rates have fallen dramatically, deep racial and local disparities remain.

The report explores the change that has occurred in our state’s juvenile justice system and what it means for our adult justice system in coming years.

Oklahoma’s private prison incarceration rate has been the highest in the nation sincethe data show, and the state with the second highest rate in was New Mexico, with a inmates in in-state private prisons perpopulation.

The state has continued to look for ways to reduce the prison population. In Oklahoma, 2, people are serving life in prison either with or without parole and an additional people have sentences that are 50 years or more.

This amounts to percent of the overall prison population, or one in eight prisoners. Percent of prison populations 55 and older, by state, with comparative total prison population counts for each state [xlsx] Incarcerated populations by race/ethnicity and gender for each state with comparative total population counts and incarceration rate percalculations [xlsx].

the lifespan, enslavement inside prison and out, & what we must do to can change the tide a.m. – noon Friday, April 1, While trends related to incarceration have shown numbers decreasing across the nation, Oklahoma’s rates have continued to climb, especially as related to the incarceration of women.

In this training event. In America, the incarceration capital of the world (more than 2 million detainees), males comprise 93% of the prison population. Men also account. No. 2 - Rape rate. The Mabel Bassett Correctional Center is one of three female prisons in Oklahoma, and last year a federal report about the prison revealed something shocking and sad: i ncidents of inmate-on-inmate sexual violence were double the national average.

The Bureau of Justice Statistics report found percent of the inmates surveyed at the female facility reported .Instructions. Click any county or state and select “full profile,” or use the search box, to view all of the location’s data since Click “Select data” to change the map to another incarceration statistic, or view incarceration by race or gender.

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