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Unformatted text preview: reflection of mandatory-sentencing policies and tougher drug laws. A study of female inmates in 1994 found that a majority of them were serving time for drug and drug-related charges. Men's and women's prisons differ. Men's prisons are bigger and more security-conscious; women's prisons tend to have more fluidity in their prison population, since women tend to serve shorter sentences. • Coeducational prisons operate in a number of states. In these institutions, both male and female inmates eat, work, and study together. The rationale behind these prisons is to provide a more normal social environment that will facilitate the eventual reintegration of both men and women into society....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.
- Fall '09