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Women and the law

Gazebo Hotel, Sydney
24 September 1991 - 26 September 1991


These conference papers highlight the experiences of Australian women as victims of laws, courts, police, the economic structure, corrections policies, and individual oppressors. They also reveal some positive changes. Part 1 : Women and the laws in Australia, covers both current laws and law reform. Part 2 : Women and the criminal justice system, includes papers on female defendants and practitioners, as well as women's experience with police and prisons.

Conference proceedings

The proceedings of this conference were published as:

Women and the law / Patricia Weiser Easteal and Sandra McKillop (eds)
Canberra : Australian Institute of Criminology, 1993
ISBN 0 642 18639 1 ; ISSN 1034-5086
(Conference proceedings (Australian Institute of Criminology); no. 16.)