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A better justice? : community programs for criminalized women

A better justice? : community programs for criminalized women

Author: Amanda Nelund
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2020] ©2020
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Women are the fastest growing group of incarcerated people in Canada. While feminist criminologists advocate for community alternatives to imprisonment they often do so without offering a corresponding analysis of existing community programs. And critical criminologists rarely consider gender in their assessment of the options. A Better Justice? brings these criminological strands together in a concise and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nelund, Amanda, 1985-
Better justice?
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2020
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Nelund
ISBN: 0774863625 9780774863629
OCLC Number: 1145107820
Description: vii, 210 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Alternative Work: Examining the Justice, Social, and Culture Work Offered by the Agencies --
Alternative Subjects: Construction of the Criminalized woman by Alternate Program Staff --
Alternative Mentalities: Framing Alternative Justice Through Neoliberal and Ethic of Care Mentalities --
Alternative Justice? Resisting Criminal Justice Mentalities and Practices.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: Amanda Nelund.


Do community programs offer an effective alternative to imprisonment for women within the criminal justice system? A Better Justice? sets out the case.  Read more...


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"While much feminist criminological research in Canada focuses on women's experiences in Toronto, Vancouver, or Montreal, A Better Justice? adds an important Prairie-centric analysis. By documenting Read more...

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