Teaching Equality? “John Schools,” Gender, and Institutional Reform

  title={Teaching Equality? “John Schools,” Gender, and Institutional Reform},
  author={S. Majic},
  • S. Majic
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Polity
  • Employing feminist institutionalism as an analytic framework, this article considers the First Offender Prostitution Program in San Francisco. The program allows men arrested for their first prostitution offense to pay a fine and to attend a day of classes about the consequences of participation in prostitution, in lieu of prosecution. Other jurisdictions in the United States and internationally have replicated First Offender, and supporters (particularly feminists) praise it for promoting… CONTINUE READING
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