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Caged women : incarceration, representation, & media

Author: Laurie L Gordy; Shirley Jackson; Valerie Jenness
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Series: Sociology re-wired.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a collection of essays that consider both media representations as well as the social issues for female inmates alluded to in the Orange is the new black series. The chapters address myriad issues including cultural representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality; social justice issues for transgender inmates; racial dynamics within female prisons in the; gender and female prison structures/policies;  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie L Gordy; Shirley Jackson; Valerie Jenness
ISBN: 9781138297395 1138297399 9781138297401 1138297402
OCLC Number: 1038010197
Description: xviii, 240 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part one. Identity construction and prison / Shirley A. Jackson. Who are you really?: Identity, authenticity, and narrative in Orange is the new black / Carolyn Chernoff and Kimberly Tauches --
Trying on gender is the new black: from female to felon / L. Sue Williams, Edward L. W. Green, and Kimber R. Williams --
A crisis behind bars: transgender inmates, visibility and social justice / Emily Lenning and Carrie L. Buis. Part two. Racial inequality and prisons / Shirley A. Jackson. An overlooked link: popular media, stereotypes, and the incarceration of Black girls and young women / Kristin Dukes --
Popular media portrayal of imprisoned Black women / Cheryle D. Snead-Greene and Michael D. Royster --
Indifference is the new black: season one and the violation of women's solidarity / Bonnie Zare. Part three. Pregnancy and parenting for female inmates / JaDee Carathers --
Baby bumps in Litchfield: pregnancy in Orange is the new black series / Rebecca Rodriguez Carey --
Pregnancy and postpartum life behind bars: what's present and what's missing in Orange is the new black / Janet Garcia-Hallett --
Pregnancy, parenting and prison: mothering while incarcerated / Jeanne Holcomb. Part four. Prisons, hegemony, and patriarchy / Madhavi Venkatesan. I'm in here because of bad choices: patriarchy and female incarceration in Orange is the new black / Sabrina Boyer --
Prison privatization through the lens of Orange is the new black: Piper sells dirty panties / Tracy L. Hawkins --
Executing women: media explanations of female criminality / Sarah Lazzeroni. Part five. Prisoners and policies / Diane M. Daane. The prison within the prison: solitary confinement in Orange is the new black / Edith Kinney --
Education behind bars: the vital issue that Orange is the new black neglects / Miltonette Olivia Craig. Part six. Prisons and culture / Laurie L. Gordy. Consent behind bars: changing depictions of sexual assault in Orange is the new black / Amber Lopez --
Gray is the new orange: older, infirm female inmates and the liminal space between human and animal / Hadar Aviram --
Broccoli, love and the holy toast: cultural depictions of religion in Orange is the new black / Terri Toles Patkin.
Series Title: Sociology re-wired.
Other Titles: Incarceration, representation, & media
Responsibility: edited by Shirley A. Jackson and Laurie L. Gordy ; [foreword by Valerie Jenness].

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Provides a collection of essays that consider both media representations as well as the social issues for female inmates alluded to in the Orange is the new black series. The chapters address myriad issues including cultural representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality; social justice issues for transgender inmates; racial dynamics within female prisons in the; gender and female prison structures/policies; treatment of women in prison; re-incarcerated and previously incarcerated women; self and identity; gender, race, and sentencing; and reproduction and parenting for female inmates--all with a particular focus on cases and experiences in the U.S. In doing so, contributors highlight the many areas impacting incarcerated women, going beyond the events shown in the Netflix series to address the wide array of social issues related to women in prison and in women's prisons. --From publisher description.

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What Americans think of policing, crime and prisons strongly reflects what they have seen on television, and when Orange is the New Black began on Netflix in 2013, suddenly the incarceration of women Read more...

 
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