Crime Control and Women reveals the current limitations of criminal justice policies that are oblivious to the impact they exert on citizens who vary by gender, race and/or social class. Feminist in perspective, the contributors to this volume share a common vision of hope that social change will result from social control and punishment that is just and human, with commitments to prevention, education, and treatment.

Connecting the Dots: Women, Public Policy, and Social Control

Connecting the dots: Women, public policy, and social control
Claire M.Renzetti

When I began reading the chapters of this book, my 7-year-old son positioned himself next to me on the couch and worked studiously on one of his favorite activity books. I found myself staring at his hands as he slowly and carefully ...

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