Alternatives to Women's Imprisonment

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Open University Press, 1990 - Alternatives to imprisonment - 137 pages
Carlen (criminology, U. of Keele, UK) examines some of the fundamental issues concerning custodial and non-custodial penalties. She reports on existing provisions for women in England and Wales, innovative projects in other countries, and the impediments, both ideological and political, to reducing the female prison population. Finally, she outlines a strategy for the abolition of women's imprisonment. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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