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Alternatives to Women's Imprisonment

By (author) Pat Carlen
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Open University Press, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Published: 1st Apr 1990
Dimensions: w 156mm h 234mm
Weight: 300g
ISBN-10: 0335099254
ISBN-13: 9780335099252
Barcode No: 9780335099252
Synopsis
Although many official and research reports have suggested that it is unnecessary for even 3 per cent of the prison population to be composed of women offenders, more women are being sent to prison each year. Pat Carlen examines some of the fundamental issues concerning custodial and non-custodial penalties and overviews the current position of women in crime and custody. She reports on existing provision for women in England and Wales, innovative projects in other countries and the impediments - both ideological and political - to reducing the female prison population. Finally she outlines a strategy for the abolition of women's imprisonment.

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