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

Introduction: The invisible struggle -- Here's your one-way ticket to prison -- Women in wartime -- The danger within -- Dangerous medicine -- Trying to stay sane -- Criminalizing motherhood -- Women who kill -- Women loving women -- Living in the god pod -- Shipping women's bodies -- Demo...

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Main Author: Talvi, Silja J. A.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Emeryville, Calif. Seal Press c 2007
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Introduction: The invisible struggle -- Here's your one-way ticket to prison -- Women in wartime -- The danger within -- Dangerous medicine -- Trying to stay sane -- Criminalizing motherhood -- Women who kill -- Women loving women -- Living in the god pod -- Shipping women's bodies -- Democratic nations and female prisoners -- Hope and healing -- Afterword: Chasing the beam, chasing dignity
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXIII, 359 S.
ISBN:1580051952
9781580051958