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Women, Law, and Social Control (2nd Edition)

Women, Law, and Social Control (2nd Edition)
Author: Alida V. Merlo - Joycelyn M. Pollock
ISBN 13: 9780205442072
ISBN 10: 205442072
Edition: 2
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2005-07-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $118.60

A collection of original articles written by leading scholars in the field that examines women as offenders, professionals, and victims. This integrated approach explores current issues – including the increase in women’s imprisonment rates, women as rape survivors, women who kill in abusive relationships, and women working within the criminal justice system–which illuminates the special sanctions women face today.