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Crack Cocaine, Crime, and Women: Legal, Social, and by Sue Mahan

By Sue Mahan

Sue Mahan presents an up to date, obtainable dialogue of the problems suitable to the talk on crack cocaine, crime and girls. Following an in-depth review, the booklet bargains a huge and expert viewpoint at the felony, way of life and therapy matters crucial to women's habit to crack cocaine. With sensitivity and compassion, the writer additionally addresses the tragic results of kids born to addicted moms, stressing the significance for coverage and assets to target the mutual future health of mom and baby.

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3. What were the economics of your crack use? 4. What (if any) types of violence did you experience? 5. What kinds of cheating (if any) did you carry out? 6. In what ways (if any) were you involved with selling sexual services? 2. Criminalization of Pregnancy B ecause the use of condoms is not likely in the desperate and degrading sexual activities carried on in Crackworld, the risk of pregnancy is high. Many crack addicts become pregnant, but few men, customers, or addict sex partners feel responsible for the children produced in these exchanges.

2. Criminalization of Pregnancy B ecause the use of condoms is not likely in the desperate and degrading sexual activities carried on in Crackworld, the risk of pregnancy is high. Many crack addicts become pregnant, but few men, customers, or addict sex partners feel responsible for the children produced in these exchanges. "Crack babies" became the subject of a great deal of public interest in 1989. A public alarm was sounded about "crack babies," "cocaine babies," or "snow babies" who were born addicted and physically defective.

My husband was one of those who used crack to buy women. Violence S. described the crack subculture as extremely violent. She says, I know of three women who are dead from robbing tricks. One got cracked in the head with a club, another got her eyes and tongue cut out. . About one or two out of five tricks turns into a rape with them taking sex without paying. I was punched, had my throat grabbed, my hair pulled. Prostitution S. explained sex-for-crack exchanges from her experiences. In the beginning, crack stimulates sex.

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