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Women behind bars : the crisis of women in the U.S. prison system /

by Talvi, Silja J. A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Emeryville, CA : Seal Press, c2007Description: xxiii, 359 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781580051958 (pbk.); 1580051952.Subject(s): Women prisoners -- United StatesOnline resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction: The invisible struggle -- Here's your one-way ticket to prison -- Women in wartime -- Abuse behind the wall -- Dangerous medicine -- Trying to stay sane -- Criminalizing motherhood -- Women who kill -- Women loving women -- Living in the God pod -- Shipping women's bodies -- International lockup -- Hope and healing -- Afterword: Chasing the beam, chasing dignity.
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Book Book Quiet Area Stacks 365.43 TAL (Browse shelf) Checked out 10/15/2014

Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-342) and index.

Introduction: The invisible struggle -- Here's your one-way ticket to prison -- Women in wartime -- Abuse behind the wall -- Dangerous medicine -- Trying to stay sane -- Criminalizing motherhood -- Women who kill -- Women loving women -- Living in the God pod -- Shipping women's bodies -- International lockup -- Hope and healing -- Afterword: Chasing the beam, chasing dignity.

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