Criminal Justice Politics and Women: The Aftermath of Legally Mandated Change

1st Edition

Claudine Schweber, Clarice Feinman

Routledge
Published January 1, 1985
Reference - 136 Pages
ISBN 9780866563642 - CAT# HW10451

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Summary

Experts provide important insights on the intent and subsequent outcome of legislated change at the national and local levels in the area of criminal justice and women. Here is a revealing examination of the impact of judicial and legislative changes on the treatment of female victims and offenders in the areas of corrections, domestic violence, sexual assault, and prostitution look at actual case studies demonstrates that the condition of women’s lives will not be changed merely by going to court or getting a new law. This is an enlightening book for readers who may believe that discrimination can be eliminated through legal changes alone.

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