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Analysing Womens Imprisonment Pat Carlen

Analysing Womens Imprisonment

Pat Carlen

Published January 1st 2004
ISBN : 9786611331474
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254 pages
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In both the UK and the rest of the world there have been rapid increases in the numbers of women in prison, which has led to an acceleration of interest in womens crimes and the social control of women, and womens experience of both prison and theMoreIn both the UK and the rest of the world there have been rapid increases in the numbers of women in prison, which has led to an acceleration of interest in womens crimes and the social control of women, and womens experience of both prison and the criminal justice system is very different to mens. This text is concerned to address the key issues relating to womens imprisonment, contributing at the same time to an understanding of prison issues in general and the historical and contemporary politics of gender and penal justice.