Date of Award
Why is this important?
- Women are 51% of U.S. adult population
- Lack of female leadership in government
- Lack of research in the area of women's issues--including imprisonment
- # of men vs. # of women in jails and prisons
- The rate of incarcerated females is growing much faster than the rate of males.
Brill, Ashley Gwen, "Incarcerated Females: Trapped in a Man's World" (2005). Honors Projects and Presentations: Undergraduate. 284.