AN ANALYSIS ON WOMEN PRISONERS IN CHENNAI
Modern society seems to have a variety of modes in the control of crime. In general, imprisonment is one of the most common mode of handling the guilty. The concept of crime is elusive, complex and multidimensional. Although the decline of values and violation of norms may be done by anyone irrespective of sex, yet it appears that the world of crime is a man’s world. Generally, the criminal behaviour of women has been considered as a neglected area.