Race, gender, and punishment: from colonialism to the war on terror
In this book, Mary Bosworth and Jeanne Flavin bring together twelve original essays to examine not only the discrimination that is evident, but also the structural and cultural forces that have influenced and continue to perpetuate the current situation.
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Past and Present
Punishment in the United States
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