Title

Correctional Institutions for Women in the United States

Date of Award

1967

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Social Science (DSS)

Department

Sociology

Advisor(s)

Lee J. Cary

Keywords

Prisons, women, penal systems, United States

Subject Categories

Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance

Abstract

Explores the separate state and federal women’s prison system in the United States and attempts to answer questions raised regarding their uniqueness and how they differ from the more common male prison penal system.

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