• Political Science
  • Published 2008

Women In Prison: A Review of the Current Female Prison System: Future Directions and Alternatives

@inproceedings{Noblet2008WomenIP,
  title={Women In Prison: A Review of the Current Female Prison System: Future Directions and Alternatives},
  author={Amanda Noblet},
  year={2008}
}
A review of relevant literature has indicated that women are sentenced inconsistently by the criminal justice system showing differences between harsh, equal or lenient treatment. This dissertation highlights that sending women to prison, who tend not commit serious crime and drawing a prison population who have the characteristics of economic and social deprivation, is completely unnecessary. It also highlights the penal institutions to which women are sentenced, are failing to provide for the… CONTINUE READING

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