Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance // Review
Faith, Karlene, Resources for Feminist Research
Karlene Faith has presented a timely discussion of women in conflict with the law in her book Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement and Resistance. Concerns about Canadian women offenders and their incarceration have been on both federal and provincial agendas. Recent government reform documents, such as Creating Choices (1990), Agenda for Change (1990), Blueprint for Change (1992), and Racism Behind Bars (1994) have all critically assessed and denounced current practices in women's prisons. Several Canadian feminists(f.1) have also demonstrated a renewed interest in issues related to the female offender. Karlene Faith's book contributes to a limited but growing body of knowledge …
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Publication information: Article title: Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance // Review. Contributors: Faith, Karlene - Author. Journal title: Resources for Feminist Research. Volume: 23. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 1994. Page number: 66. © 2008 O.I.S.E. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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