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Crack Mothers

  • By: Vivian Pacheco
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Crack mothers illustrates how the overexposure of a racial or ethnic stereotype can wrongfully influence the treatment of a specific group of people. This entry examines the social construction of crack mothers, media portrayals, prenatal effects of cocaine, and ...

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