Publications

Books

  • Belknap, Joanne. (2007). The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice, 3rd Edition. Belmont, CA. Thomson Wadsworth Publishing Company. (The first edition was published in 1996; the second edition was published in 2001, the fourth edition is under contract.)
       For more information about Dr. Belknap's book, visit the Wadsworth Belknap Companion Site.

Journal Research Articles

Invited Essays

Book Chapters

  • Belknap, Joanne, Bonnie Cady, Emily Gaarder, Kristi Holsinger, and Cathy McDaniels Wilson. (forthcoming). "Using Girls' Voices and Words to Study Their Problems," in Margaret Kerr, Håkan Stattin, Anna-Karin Andershed, & Geertjan Overbeek (Eds.) Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior, Wiley.
  • Belknap, Joanne. "Meda Chesney-Lind," in Keith Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney (Eds.) Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology. Routledge, 2009, pp. 19-45.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (2009). "The Multi-Pronged Potential Effects of Implementing Domestic Violence Programs in Men's Prisons and Reentry Programming," in Natasha A. Frost, Joshua D. Freilich, & Todd Clear (Eds.) Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Policy. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, pp. 397-400.
  • Chesney-Lind, Meda, and Joanne Belknap. (2009). "Trends in Delinquent Girls' Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review of the Evidence," in Women's Lives, K. Ferraro, (Ed.) Boston, MA: Pearson, pp. 230-241. [Previously published in Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, and Violence among Girls: A Developmental Perspective, M. Putallaz and K L. Bierman, Eds., New York: The Guilford Press, 2004.]
  • Belknap, Joanne, Jennifer Hartman, and Victoria L Lippen. (2010). "Misdemeanor Domestic violence Cases in the Courts," in Venessa Garcia and Janice Clifford (Eds.) Female Victims of Crime: Reality Reconsidered. Columbus, OH: Prentice Hall., pp. 259-278.
  • Belknap, Joanne, and Bonnie Cady. (2008). "Pre-Adjudicated and Adjudicated Girls' Reports on Their Lives Before and During Detention and Incarceration," in Ruth T. Zaplin (Ed.) Female Offenders: Critical Perspectives and Effective Interventions, 2nd Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., pp. 251-282.
  • Belknap, Joanne and Kristi Holsinger. (2008). "An Overview of Delinquent Girls: How Theory and Practice Have Failed and the Need for Innovative Changes," in Ruth T. Zaplin (Ed.) Female Offenders: Critical Perspectives and Effective Interventions, 2nd Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., pp. 3-42. [An earlier version was published by the same authors in Female Crime and Delinquency: Critical Perspectives and Effective Interventions, R.T. Zaplin, Ed. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishing, Inc., pp. 31-64.]
  • Belknap, Joanne, and Hillary Potter. (2007). "From Passion to Practice," in Criminal Justice Research and Practice: Diverse Voices from the Field, Susan L. Miller, Ed. Boston: Northeastern University Press, pp. 3-20.
  • Belknap, Joanne and Edna Erez. (2007). "Violence Against Women on College Campuses: Rape, Intimate Partner Abuse, and Sexual Harassment" in Campus Crime: Legal, Social, and Policy Issues, 2nd Ed. Bonnie Fisher and John Sloan, Eds. Springfield, IL: Charles A. Thomas Publishers, pp. 188-209. [An earlier version was published by the same authors in (1995) under the title "The Victimization of Women on College Campuses: Courtship Violence, Date Rape, and Sexual Harassment" in Campus Crime: Legal, Social, and Policy Issues, Bonnie Fisher and John Sloan, Eds. Springfield, IL: Charles A. Thomas Publishers, pp. 156-178.]
  • Belknap, Joanne, and Hillary Potter. (2006). "Intimate Partner Abuse," in Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice (2/e), C. Renzetti, L. Goodstein, and S. Miller (Eds.). Roxbury Publishing Co., pp. 168-184.
  • *Black, Tyra, Joanne Belknap, and Jennifer Ginsburg. (2005). "Racism, Sexism And Aggression: A Study of Black And White Fraternities," in African American Fraternities and Sororities: The Legacy and the Vision, Tamara L. Brown, Gregory S. Parks, and Clarenda M. Phillips, Eds. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, pp. 363-392.
  • Chesney-Lind, Meda, and Joanne Belknap. (2004). "Trends in Delinquent Girls' Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review of the Evidence," in Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, and Violence among Girls: A Developmental Perspective, M. Putallaz and K L. Bierman, Eds., New York: The Guilford Press, pp. 203-220. [Reprinted in Women's Lives, K. Ferraro, Ed., Boston, MA: Pearson, 2009.]
  • *Belknap, Joanne, Erica Winter, and Bonnie Cady. (2003). "Professionals' Assessments of the Needs of Delinquent Girls: The Results of a Focus Group Study," in Gendered Justice, B. E. Bloom, Ed. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, pp. 209-240.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (2003). "Responding to the Needs of Women Prisoners," in Female Prisoners in the United States: Programming Needs, Availability, and Efficacy, S. Sharp and Roslyn Muraskin, Eds. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall., pp. 93-106.
  • *Belknap, Joanne, Ruth E. Fleury, Heather C. Melton, Cris M. Sullivan, and Amy Leisenring. (2001). "To Go or Not to Go?: Preliminary Findings on Battered Women's Decisions Regarding Court Cases," in Woman Battering in the United States: Till Death Do Us Part, Helen Eigenberg, Ed. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., pp. 319-326.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (2001). "The Criminal-Processing System: Girls and Women as Victims and Offenders," in Gender Mosaics: Social Perspectives, D. Vannoy, Ed. Roxbury Press, pp. 374-384.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (1992). "Perceptions of Woman Battering," in The Changing Roles of Women in the Criminal Justice System: Offenders, Victims, and Professionals, 2nd edition. I. Moyer, Ed. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, pp. 181 202.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (1989). "The Sexual Victimization of Unmarried Women by Nonrelative Acquaintances," in Violence in Dating Relationships: Emerging Social Issues, M. Pirog Good and J. Stets, Eds. NY: Praeger Publishers, pp. 205 218.

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Belknap, Joanne, and Tanya Greathouse. (forthcoming). "School Shootings." Encyclopedia of Race and Crime, Helen Taylor Greene and Shaun L. Gabbidon (Eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • *Fagan, Abigail, and Joanne Belknap. (2002). "Feminist Theory." Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, David Levinson (Ed.). Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.
  • Belknap, Joanne. "Gender and Deviance." (2001). In Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior, Peter Adler, Patti Adler, and Jay Corzine, (Eds), Philadelphia, PA : Brunner-Routledge, pp. 167-170.
  • *Belknap, Joanne, and Kristi Holsinger.(2001). "Gender Discrimination and Status Offenses." In Encyclopedia of Women and Crime, Nicole Rafter (Ed.). Oryx Press: Phoenix, AZ, pp. 98-99.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (2000). "Community Policing." In Encyclopedia of Women and Crime, Nicole Rafter (Ed.). Oryx Press: Phoenix, AZ, pp. 30-31.
  • Erez, Edna and Joanne Belknap. (1995). "Policing Domestic Violence," in The Encyclopedia of Police Science, W. G. Bailey, ed. Garland Publishing, pp. 223 231.

Monographs

  • *Abrams, Margaret L., Joanne Belknap, and Heather C. Melton. (2001). When Domestic Violence Kills: The Formation and Findings of the Denver Metro Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee. Project Safeguard Publication. Denver, CO, 92 pp. http://home.aol.com/projectsafeguard/frcmanual.pdf
  • *Belknap, Joanne, Melissa Dunn, and Kristi Holsinger. (1997). Moving Toward Juvenile Justice and Youth-Serving Systems that Address the Distinct Experience of the Adolescent Female. Gender Specific Services Work Group Report to the Governor. Office of Criminal Justice Services, Columbus, OH. February, 36 pp.
  • Belknap, Joanne, Merry Morash, and Robert Trojanowicz. (1986). Implementing a Community Policing Model. A monograph published by the Flint Neighborhood Foot Patrol Project, 1986, Community Policing Series No. 8.
  • Trojanowicz, Robert and Joanne Belknap. (1986). Community Policing: Training Issues. A monograph published by the Flint Neighborhood Foot Patrol Project, Community Policing Series No. 9.

Book Reviews

  • Belknap, Joanne. Review of L. Mara Dodge (2002). "Whores and Thieves of the Worst Kind": A Study of Women, Crime, and Prisons, 1835-2000, in American Historical Review, Vol. 108, p. 1160, 2003.
  • Belknap, Joanne. Review of Margaret Abraham (2000). Speaking the Unspeakable: Marital Violence among South Asian Immigrants in the United States, in Critical Criminology, Vol. 11, pp. 75-77, 2002.
  • Belknap, Joanne. Review of Jill Davies, Eleanor Lyon, and Diane Monti-Catania (1998). Safety Planning With Battered Women, in Violence and Victims, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 489-491, 2000.
  • Belknap, Joanne. 2000. Review of Meda Chesney-Lind and John M. Hagedorn (Eds.) Female Gangs in America: Essays on Girls, Gangs and Gender, in Women and Criminal Justice, Vol. 12, Nos. 2/3, pp. 121-127, 2000.
  • Belknap, Joanne. Review of Barbara Owen (1998).'In the Mix': Struggle and Survival in a Women's Prison. Western Criminology Review 1 (2) [Online]. http://wcr.sonoma.edu/v1n2/belknap.html, 1998.
  • Belknap, Joanne. "Variations in Perspectives and Quality in Three Books on Rape." Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 77-84, 1997.
  • Review of Gregory M. Herek and Kevin T. Berrill, Eds. Hate Crimes: Confronting Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men, in Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 81-83.
  • Review of Carol Smart's Feminism and the Power of Law, in Women and Criminal Justice, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 129 131, 1994.
  • Review of Gary David Comstock's Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men, in Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 18 No. 1, pp. 91 93, 1993.
  • Review of Gary D. LaFree's Rape and Criminal Justice, in Women and Criminal Justice, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 107 112, 1991.
  • Review of Eve S. Buzawa and Carl G. Buzawa's Domestic Violence: The Criminal Justice Response, in The American Journal of Police, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 86 88, 1991.
  • Review of Peggy Reeves Sanday's Fraternity Gang Rape, in Criminal Justice Policy Review, Vol. 4 No. 3 (September), pp.285 287, 1990.
  • Review of Alden D. Miller and Lloyd E. Ohlin's Delinquency and Opportunity in Criminal Justice Policy Review, Vol. 12 No. 1 (Spring), pp. 50 51, 1987.
  • Review of Howard Williams's The Law and Politics of Police Discretion in Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 76 (Winter):1160 1162, 1986.

Technical Reports

  • Anderson-Block, Kelly, and Joanne Belknap. (2006). Terrorism in the Home: Findings from Denver Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee. Supported by a grant from the Violence Against Women Act Grants Office, Office of Justice Programs, and printed through grants from Verizon Wireless and the Denver Department of Human Services, 60 pp. http://www.projectsafeguard.org/fatalityreview.html
  • *Belknap, Joanne, Erica Winter, and Bonnie Cady. (2001). Assessing the Needs of Committed Delinquent and Pre-Adjudicated Girls in Colorado: A Focus Group Study. A Report to the Colorado Division of Youth Corrections, Denver, CO, 36 pp.
  • *Kristi Holsinger, Joanne Belknap, and Jennifer L. Sutherland. (1999). Assessing The Gender Specific Program And Service Needs For Adolescent Females In The Juvenile Justice System. A Report to the Office of Criminal Justice Services, Columbus, OH.
  • Joanne Belknap and Dee L.R. Graham. (2000). Factors Related to Domestic Violence Court Dispositions in a Large Urban Area: The Role of Victim/Witness Reluctance and Other Variables. NCJ 184232. National Institute of Justice, 190 pp. Grant number: 96-WT-NX-0004.

Miscellaneous Publications

  • Belknap, Joanne. (2007). "First, I'm Casey's Mom." In Getting Beyond the Fear: Heart Strings and Pink Ribbons, Mary Catherine Carwile (Ed.) Denver, CO: Verbana Pond Publishing Co.
  • Joanne Belknap. (2007). "Culturally-Focused Batterer Counseling." [Editorial Introduction], Criminology & Public Policy 6: 337-340.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (2000). "Violent Girls: Who Are They and What Do They Need?" Public Service Psychology 25(2):9 and 15.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (2000). "Born Feminist." Women & Criminal Justice, Vol. 12, No. 1:1-6.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (2000). "Syllabus for a Course on Hate Crimes." Teaching About Ethnoviolence and Hate Crimes: A Resource Guide. Howard J. Ehrlich and Regina Fidazzo, Eds. Washington, DC: ASA Teaching Resources Center, pp. 17-21.
  • *Belknap, Joanne, Dee L.R. Graham, P. Gail Allen, Jennifer Hartman, Victoria Lippen, and Jennifer Sutherland. (1999). "Predicting Court Outcomes in Intimate Partner Violence Cases: Preliminary Findings." Domestic Violence Report 5(1):1 10.
  • *Belknap, Joanne, and Kristi Holsinger. (1997). "The Trouble with Delinquent Girls." Focal Point 11(1): 8-11.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (1991). "Racism on Campus." Vital Speeches, Vol. LVII, No. 10, pp. 308 312. (Reprinted in Why Don't You Talk Right?: Multicultural Communication Perspectives. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., pp. 67 75, 1992. Reprinted in Speech as Symbolic Action: A Working Textbook, 2nd Edition. J. C. Rountree and S. Sciame Giesecke, eds. Simon & Schuster, pp. 48 55, 1992, and in the same book, 3rd Edition.
  • Belknap, Joanne. (1987). "It Happened to Me": Response No. 1." Feminist Teacher, 3(1):27 28.

(* indicates publications co-authored with students)