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Chicana Lives and Criminal Justice

Voices from El Barrio

by Juanita DГ­az-Cotto

  • 172 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Mexico,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Penology,
  • Social Science / Minority Studies,
  • Biography,
  • California,
  • Female offenders,
  • Mexican American women,
  • Women prisoners

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9770863M
    ISBN 100292713169
    ISBN 109780292713161

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This first comprehensive study of Chicanas encountering the U.S. criminal justice system is set within the context of the international war on drugs as witnessed at street level in Chicana/o barrios.

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