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Book review: women, incarceration, and human rights violations: feminist criminology and corrections by Alana Van Gundy and Amy Baumann-Grau

Blanchard, Alexander (2015) Book review: women, incarceration, and human rights violations: feminist criminology and corrections by Alana Van Gundy and Amy Baumann-Grau. LSE Review of Books (17 Jan 2015). Blog.

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With chapters covering medical abuse, sexual abuse, and pregnancy in prison, this an important book so far as it affords recognition to a hugely important issue, writes Alexander Blanchard. However, a tighter focus on the USA and a more generous discussion of agency would have been welcome.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2017 10:08
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2017 10:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73813

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