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Criminalizing Women: Gender and In-justice in Neoliberal Times

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ISBN-10: 1552666824

ISBN-13: 9781552666821

Edition: 2014

Authors: Gillian Balfour, Elizabeth Comack

List price: $44.95
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Criminalizing women has become all too frequent in these neo-liberal times. Meanwhile, poverty, racism, and misogyny continue to frame criminalized women s lives. Criminalizing Women introduces readers to the key issues addressed by feminists engaged in criminology research over the past four decades. Chapters explore how narratives that construct women as errant females, prostitutes, street gang associates and symbols of moral corruption mask the connections between women s restricted choices and the conditions of their lives. The book shows how women have been surveilled, disciplined, managed, corrected, and punished, and it considers the feminist strategies that have been used to address…    
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Fernwood Pub Co Ltd
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English