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Contents Acknowledgments 000 Introduction. Notes from the Author: Crime and Black Women_s History 000 1. Of Law and Virtue: Black Women in Slavery, Freedom, and Early Criminal 000 Justice 2. Service Savors of Slavery: Labor, Autonomy, and Turn-of-the-Century Urban 000 Crime 3. Tricking the Tricks: Violence and Vice among Black Female Criminals 000 4. Roughneck Women, Pale Representations, and Dark Crimes: Black Female 000 Criminals and Popular Culture 5. Deviant by Design: Race, Degeneracy, and the Science of Penology 000 Conclusion. "She was Born in this Prison": Black Female Crime, Past and 000 Present Appendix 000 Abbreviations and Notes on Sources 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African American criminals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Female offenders -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Crime and race -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
African American women -- Public opinion -- History.
African American women -- Social conditions.