Feminized justice : the Toronto Women's Court, 1913-34 (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Feminized justice : the Toronto Women's Court, 1913-34

Author: Amanda Glasbeek
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on case files and newspapers accounts of women's confrontations with the law in the Toronto Women's Police Court, Feminized Justice offers a multifaceted portrait of women, crime, and courts in early twentieth-century Toronto.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Glasbeek, Amanda, 1967-
Feminized justice.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2010286386
(OCoLC)436844422
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Glasbeek
ISBN: 9780774817134 0774817135 1283335409 9781283335409
OCLC Number: 750228285
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages)
Contents: The Toronto Women's Police Court as an institution --
Feminism, moral equality, and the criminal law : the women's court as feminized justice --
"The badness of their badness when they're bad" : women, crime, and the Court --
"What chance is there for a girl?" : vagrancy and theft charges in the women's court --
"Up again, Jenny?" : repeat offenders in the women's court --
"Can her justice be just?" : Margaret Patterson, male critics, and female criminals.
Series Title: Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Responsibility: Amanda Glasbeek.
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