Simon, Rita J(ames)

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SIMON, Rita J(ames)

SIMON, Rita J(ames). American, b. 1931. Genres: Law, Sociology. Career: University of Illinois, Urbana, associate professor and professor, 1963-89; American University, Washington, DC, School of Justice, dean, 1983-87, School of Public Affairs and College of Law, university professor, 1989-. Ed., American Sociological Review 1977-80, Justice Quarterly, 1983-86, and Gender Issues, 1998. Publications: The Jury and the Defense of Insanity, 1967; (with J. O' Connell) Payment for Pain and Suffering, 1972; American Public Opinion: 1937-1970, 1974; Women and Crime, 1975; (with H. Altstein) Transracial Adoption, 1977; Continuity and Change, 1978; The American Jury, 1980; Public Opinion and the Immigrant, 1985; New Lives, 1985; (with D. Aaronson) The Defense of Insanity, 1987; The Crimes Women Commit, the Punishments They Receive, 1990; (with G. Danziger) Women's Movements in America, 1991; (with H. Altstein) Adoption, Race and Identity, 1992; (with S. Alexander) The Ambivalent Welcome, 1993; Rabbis, Lawyers, Immigrants, and Thieves, 1993; (with H. Altstein and M. Melli), The Case for Transracial Adoption, 1994; (with J. Fyfe), Editors as Gatekeepers, 1994; In the Golden Land, 1997; (with R. Erickson) Social Science Data and Supreme Court Decisions, 1998; Abortion, 1998; (with J. Scherer) Euthanasia and the Right to Die, 1998; (with L. van der Does) Renaissance Women of Science, 1999; (with R. Roorda) In Their Own Voices, 2000; (with H. Altstein) Adoption across Borders, 2000. EDITOR: As We Saw the Thirties, 1967; Readings in the Sociology of Law, 1968; The Jury System, 1975; Research in Law and Sociology, 1978; (with F. Adler) The Criminology of Deviant Women, 1979; (co) International Migration, 1986; Neither Victim nor Enemy, 1995; From Data to Public Policy, 1996; Women in the Military, 1999; Immigrant Women, 2000; A Look Backward and Forward at Professional Women and Their Families, 2000. Address: American University, Dept of Justice, Law, and Society, 4400 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20016, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]