Unequal Treatment In The 17th Century

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Introduction In the history of criminal justice system, there is some unequal treatment because of the gender. In this paper, it would be discussing unequal treatment based on processing such as take into custody, trial processing, sentencing and imprisonment in 1900s; The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne would be using for discussing about the crime and punishment unequal in 17th Century.
Before providing any example with unequal treatment based on the gender role, the definition of words “Gender” will define by using Oxford English Dictionary (OXD). The term “Gender” refers to the state of being male or female as expressed by social or cultural distinctions and differences, rather than biological ones; the collective attributes or traits

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