Women in prison

inside the concrete womb by Kathryn Watterson

Publisher: Northeastern University Press in Boston

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-402).

StatementKathryn Watterson.
LC ClassificationsHV9471 .W37 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 402 p. ;
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL796088M
ISBN 101555532373, 1555532381
LC Control Number95031968

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Doing HIS Time: Meditations and Prayers for Men and Women in Prison by James C. Vogelzang and Lynn Vanderzalm | out of 5 stars This title explores how the gender-based attitudes that women bring to prison frame how they respond to the prison environment - and how gender stereotypes continue to affect the treatment and opportunities of incarcerated women today.

One of these studies, ordered by the World Health Organization (WHO) is called Women's Health in Prisons: Correcting Gender Inequity in Prison Health, and included prisons from Europe and the United States. WHO examines in great detail the situation in these facilities in terms of human rights standards, inmate relations, inmate parents-children relations, health care and services, mental health.

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The prison Sister Jabro visits monthly, the California Institution for Women, was built for 1, but holds over 2, Such crowding is an issue imprisoned women face elsewhere as well.

It is old news that the conditions and policies of women's prisons are different from those for incarcerated men. Less evident, however, is how gender differences shape those policies, and how gender identity and roles shape women's adaptation and resistance to prison culture and control.

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