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Author Van Gundy, Alana.
Title Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations : Feminist Criminology and Corrections.
Imprint Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013.

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Author Van Gundy, Alana.
Series Solving Social Problems
Solving social problems.
Subject Women prisoners -- Abuse of.
Feminist criminology.
Women's rights.
Women -- Crimes against.
Human rights.
Prison administration.
Alt Name Baumann-Grau, Amy.
Description 1 online resource (156 pages).
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Contents Cover; Contents; 1 Feminist Criminology, Gender-Specificity, and Human Rights; 2 Sexual Abuse; 3 Medical Abuse; 4 Pregnancy and Reproductive Concerns; 5 Family and Relationships; 6 Discussion and Policy Recommendations; Bibliography; Index.
Summary A rich examination of the neglect and abuses occurring to women in correctional facilities, Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations draws upon a wealth of case studies from around the world and class action law suits to shed light on 'covert' abuse such sexual or physical abuse, as well as 'overt' abuse such as the denial of medical treatment. Calling attention to the necessity of addressing the gender-specific needs of women who are incarcerated, this book offers a review of current policy, laws and regulation bearing on the issue, whilst providing concrete recommendations and polic.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781409457701 (electronic bk.)
1409457702 (electronic bk.)
9781409457695 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1409457699 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 858763032
Additional Format Print version: Van Gundy, Alana. Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013 9781409457695 1409457699 (DLC) 2013007767

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