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.

The Tangled Web of Feminism and Community Policing1

The tangled web of feminism and community policing
Susan L.Miller

In 1987, the actresses who portrayed two New York City police women in the title roles of the television series Cagney and Lacey were featured on the cover of Ms. as two of the magazine's Women of the Year. A popular show, Cagney and Lacey made people nervous, for ...

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