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.

A Critical Look at the Idea of Boot Camp as a Correctional Reform

A critical look at the idea of boot camp as a correctional reform

Introduction: The Boot Camp Idea

In several states, correctional boot camps have been used as an alternative to prison in order to deal with the problem of prison overcrowding and ...

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