Feminized Justice: The Toronto Women's Court, 1913-34 (Law and Society)

Feminized Justice: The Toronto Women's Court, 1913-34 (Law and Society)

By: Dr. Amanda Glasbeek (author)Paperback

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It will appeal to general readers and scholars of history, law, women's studies, and sociology.

About Author

Amanda Glasbeek is an assistant professor of criminology in the Department of Social Science at York University.

Contents

Introduction 1 The Toronto Women's Police Court as an Institution 2 Feminism, Moral Equality, and the Criminal Law: The Women's Court as Feminized Justice 3 "The badness of their badness when they're bad": Women, Crime, and the Court 4 "What chance is there for a girl?" Vagrancy and Theft Charges in the Women's Court 5 "Up again, Jenny?" Repeat Offenders in the Women's Court 6 "Can her justice be just?" Margaret Patterson, Male Critics, and Female Criminals, 1922-34 Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774817127
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780774817127
  • weight: 360
  • ISBN10: 0774817127

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