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Transgender Issues and the Criminal Justice System
| Cataloged on:
Jan. 17, 2007
ANNOTATION: The treatment of transgender individuals who interact with the criminal justice system is described. Topics discussed include: discrimination faced by transgender people in society (e.g., identification, housing, medical care, mental health care, education and employment, law enforcement, drug treatment, and alternatives to incarceration); and in prison (e.g., placement and appearance policies, harassment and abuse, access to medical care, and lack of data).