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Author Esherick, Joan.

Title Women in prison / by Joan Esherick.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  365.6 ESHERICK    Check Shelf
Description 111 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Series Incarceration issues
Incarceration issues.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-107) and index.
Contents Women and crime : who is in prison and why? -- Women's prisons : what's it like to live behind bars? -- Mental illness, health care, and other special issues for incarcerated women -- Safe behind bars? : women guarded by men -- Family affair : incarcerated women and the families they leave behind -- International offenders : imprisoned women around the world -- Helping women inmates : what works?
Summary Explores issues related to female imprisonment, discussing mental illness, health care, safety, the effects on the family, and international offenders, and describing women's prisons.
Subject Women prisoners.
Women prisoners. (OCoLC)fst01178398
ISBN 1590849930
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