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Mann, Coramae (1931–2004)
Coramae Richey Mann was a scholar in the areas of women and race and crime and the criminal justice system. Her career spanned 2 decades and included numerous awards and several books, chapters in books, scholarly articles, and other types of writings. Her books include Female Crime and Deliquency (1984), Unequal Justice: A Question of Color (1993), When Women Kill (1996); she coauthored Images of Color, Images of Crime (2nd ed., 2002) with Marjorie Zatz. Mann's work emphasized that not only do minority women have a different experience from White men, but each minority group has its own unique experience. This entry provides biographical information on Mann as well as a review of her research and a discussion of her scholarly contributions. Mann was born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 25, 1931. She received her undergraduate degree in 1956 and a graduate degree in 1961, both in clinical psychology from ...