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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
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"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
(OCoLC)1163975271
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.

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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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