Breaking Women

Author: Jill A. McCorkel
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814764975
Size: 68.25 MB
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In Breaking Women, Jill A. McCorkel draws upon four years of on-the-ground research in a major US women’s prison to uncover why tougher drug policies have so greatly affected those incarcerated there, and how the very nature of punishment ...

Breaking Women

Author: Jill A. McCorkel
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814761496
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These programs work to enforce stereotypes of deviancy that ultimately humiliate and degrade the women.

Breaking Women

Author: Jill A. McCorkel
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814761488
Size: 76.45 MB
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These programs work to enforce stereotypes of deviancy that ultimately humiliate and degrade the women.

Addicted To Rehab

Author: Allison McKim
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813587646
Size: 76.12 MB
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In Addicted to Rehab, Bard College sociologist Allison McKim gives an in-depth and innovative ethnographic account of two such rehab programs for women, one located in the criminal justice system and one located in the private healthcare ...

Gender Crime And Punishment

Author: Kathleen Daly
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300068665
Size: 56.73 MB
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In this book Kathleen Daly explores whether men and women who are convicted of similar crimes are punished differently.

Inside This Place Not Of It

Author: Ayelet Waldman
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1786632306
Size: 65.35 MB
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In their own words, the thirteen narrators in this book recount their lives leading up to incarceration and their experiences inside—ranging from forced sterilization and shackling during childbirth, to physical and sexual abuse by prison ...

Arrested Justice

Author: Beth E. Richie
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814708226
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Through the compelling stories of Black women who have been most affected by racism, persistent poverty, class inequality, limited access to support resources or institutions, Beth E. Richie shows that the threat of violence to Black women ...

In Search Of Safety

Author: Barbara Owen
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520288718
Size: 47.31 MB
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The mix of methods and the theoretical sophistication found in this volume set a new standard for prison research, if not for social research generally. This book is destined to be a classic.

Caught

Author: Marie Gottschalk
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880815
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In Caught, Marie Gottschalk examines why the carceral state remains so tenacious in the United States.

Women On Ice

Author: Miriam Boeri
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813554616
Size: 76.99 MB
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She asserts that if we are concerned that the war on drugs is a war on drug users, this book will alert us that it is also a war on suburban families.