Carceral feminisms: the abolitionist project and undoing dominant feminisms

  title={Carceral feminisms: the abolitionist project and undoing dominant feminisms},
  author={Elizabeth Whalley and Colleen Hackett},
  journal={Contemporary Justice Review},
  pages={456 - 473}
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