Women Prisoners in Custody

By: L. Yayasree

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Situation and rights of women prisoners as a subject have long been neglected by criminologists and sociologists. The lack of concern for women prisoners can also be noticed in various legislations relating to women in custody. Custodial Justice has become important because of the changing economic and social scenario enhanced women's involvement in crimes and increased making it necessary to undertake a critical study of the existing legal provisions, their systematic violation and the ways and means, legally and practically, to plug the loopholes in the treatment of women prisoners at various stages of accusation, conviction and confinement. This book attempts to study the rights of women under various situations, starting from the time of arrest, police, judicial, mental and social welfare as well as prison custody and the rights presently available to women. The recommendations made by the judiciary and various commissions to the benefic of women in custody are studied and analyzed along with suitable suggestions. This book will be helpful to researchers, social workers and students of legal studies and also those studying the gender based issues, as well as the administrators and policy makers of prisons. Contents: Acknowledgment; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Rights of Prisoners under International Law and the Indian Constitution; 3. Statutory Provisions Relating to Women Prisoners in Police and Judicial Custody; 4. Statutory Provisions Relating to Women Prisoners in Prison Custody; 5. Statutory Provisions Relating to Women Prisoners in Non-penal Custody; 6. Judicial Contribution to Custodial Justice; 7. Conditions of Women Prisoners in Different Custodies in the state of Andhra Pradesh; 8. Conclusions and Suggestions; Appendices; Bibliography; Index. About the Author Prof. Jaysree Lakkaraju did her Master in Criminal Law and Administration from Andhra University, Visakhapatanam, A.P. and Ph.D. from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P., where she is teaching Criminal Law since 1985. Having studied many issues concerning women vis-a-vis Indian Constitution, Religious Laws, Laws discriminating women, she has published various articles in several prestigious journals and presented papers in various international, national and state level Seminars. She is the Life member of Indian Law Institute, The Indian Society of Criminology. She has been involved in writing reports and articles and supervision of research studies and projects.Printed Pages: 406.

Title: Women Prisoners in Custody

Author Name: L. Yayasree

Categories: India, Crime and Police,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2008

ISBN: 8174790918

ISBN 13: 9788174790910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 23 Cm

Seller ID: 104235

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