08 - available in mens prisons. Womens prisons lack...

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25/03/2008 12:13:00 Why women tend to be “forgotten offenders” Women are more likely to serve time for drug and “non-violent” property  offenses. Women commit fewer crimes than men Women make up 6% of prison population Popular social attitude tends to put all females in a subservient position Women crimes are usually less serious than men.  Women’s prisons are located farther from families and friends. Women’s prisons lack diverse educational, vocational, and other programs 
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Unformatted text preview: available in mens prisons. Womens prisons lack specialization in treatment and fail to segregate offenders who present special problems or have special needs. Cooking and sewing are outdated so they need to update and find better things for them to do. 25/03/2008 12:13:00 25/03/2008 12:13:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course CJ 270 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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