Criminal Justice, Politics, and Women: The Aftermath of Legally Mandated Change

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Psychology Press, 1985 - Law - 133 pages
Experts provide important insights on the intent and subsequent outcome of legislated change at the national and local levels in the area of criminal justice and women. Here is a revealing examination of the impact of judicial and legislative changes on the treatment of female victims and offenders in the areas of corrections, domestic violence, sexual assault, and prostitution look at actual case studies demonstrates that the condition of women┐s lives will not be changed merely by going to court or getting a new law. This is an enlightening book for readers who may believe that discrimination can be eliminated through legal changes alone.
 

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Contents

The Impact of Legally Mandated Change on Women
8
DOMESTIC VIOLENCEBATTERED
11
An Examination
29
Evaluation
37
SEXUAL ASSAULT
47
An Examination of Model
65
Conclusions
79
Historical Impact of
85
The Women in Alderson
91
The Present Status of the Mann Act
98
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