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In Search of Safety Confronting Inequality in Women's Imprisonment

Author: Barbara Owen; James Wells; Joycelyn Pollock
Publisher: Berkeley University of California Press 2017
Series: Gender and Justice, v. 3
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Intersectional Inequality and Women's Imprisonment -- 2. Pathways and Intersecting Inequality -- 3. Prison Community, Prison Conditions, and Gendered Harm -- 4. Searching for Safety through Prison Capital -- 5. Inequalities and Contextual Conflict -- 6. Intersections of Inequality with Correctional Staff -- 7. Gendered Human Rights and the Search for Safety -- Appendix 1:
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Owen; James Wells; Joycelyn Pollock
ISBN: 9780520963566 0520963563 9780520288713 0520288718
OCLC Number: 1020708247
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (274 Seiten)
Contents: Acknowledgments 1. Intersectional Inequality and Women's Imprisonment 2. Pathways and Intersecting Inequality 3. Prison Community, Prison Conditions, and Gendered Harm 4. Searching for Safety through Prison Capital 5. Inequalities and Contextual Conflict 6. Intersections of Inequality with Correctional Staff 7. Gendered Human Rights and the Search for Safety Appendix 1: Methodology Appendix 2: Tables of Findings Glossary Bibliography Index
Series Title: Gender and Justice, v. 3

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Takes a close look at the sources of gendered violence and conflict in women's prisons. The authors examine how intersectional inequalities and cumulative disadvantage are at the root of prison  Read more...

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