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

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Psychology Press, 1984 - Law - 133 pages
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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

Volume 4 Number
3
DOMESTIC VIOLENCEBATTERED
11
An Examination
29
Evaluation
37
SEXUAL ASSAULT
47
An Examination of Model
65
PROSTITUTION
83
Enforcement of the Mann
89
The Present Status of the Mann
98
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CLARICE FEINMAN is Professor of Law and Justice at Trenton State College, New Jersey. She has been director of a rehabilitation program at the New York City Correctional Institution for Women and consultant/instructor to the New Jersey Department of Corrections Training Academy. Dr. Feinman is the founder and former editor of the international and interdisciplinary journal "Women & Criminal Justice". She is the editor of "The Criminalization of a Woman's Body" (1992) and "Criminal Justice Politics and Women: The Aftermath of Legally Mandated Change" (with C. Schweber, 1985).

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