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Karlene Faith
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A human rights activist for five decades, KARLENE FAITH is Canada’s leading feminist sociologist on prisons. Her seminal book, Unruly Women, raised many crucial questions that define the prison reform movements of today. Co-founder of the revolutionary Santa Cruz Women’s Prison Project in 1972, and author of many books on criminology and women’s studies, Faith is currently professor emerita at Simon Fraser University’s School of Criminology.

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Unruly Women
The Politics of Confinement & Resistance
Written by Karlene Faith


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $19.95

Winner of the VanCity Book Prize, Unruly Women: The Politics of Confinement & Resistance is the seminal book about women’s imprisonment that helped spark examinations around the world into the special circumstances women face in prison, as well as the sex and gender crimes that get them there.
Most women who... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Unruly Women
The Politics of Confinement & Resistance
Written by Karlene Faith


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $19.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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