Women in Prison
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This paper presents an examination of women in prison. The writer explores the history of the prison system, highlighting the historical aspects of women within the system. The author concludes that prisons with a female population are working toward a rehabilitative atmosphere more than a punitive atmosphere and only time will tell how successful such institutions will become.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Dodge, L. Mara (1999) One female prisoner is of more trouble than twenty males": women convicts in Illinois prisons, 1835-1896. Journal of Social History
- Shatell, Cathy (2004) Females in Prison: A Call for Change. Journal of Criminal Justice.
Cite this Research Paper:
Women in Prison (2007, July 02) Retrieved November 21, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/research-paper/women-in-prison-96351/
"Women in Prison" 02 July 2007. Web. 21 November. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/research-paper/women-in-prison-96351/>