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4 edition of Women Behind Bars found in the catalog.

Women Behind Bars

Gender And Race in US Prisons

by Vernetta D. Young

  • 308 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prisons,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Penology,
  • Social Science,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Minority women,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women prisoners

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8828079M
    ISBN 101588263711
    ISBN 109781588263711

    An in-depth look at the true life crimes of "Women Behind Bars." Genres Special Interest, Documentary Subtitles English [CC] Audio Languages A look at the stories of two women who were convicted of murdering their mothers. More purchase options. 3. Women Behind Bars Episode 3: Rose and Celeste Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio.   The book contains countless interviews with women, psychiatrists, lawyers, social workers, prison guards in hopes of shedding light on why women are drawn to men behind bars. The book has been featured on CNN, the Today Show, MSNBC, Good Morning America, and 20/20, among other news : Taylor Bell.

    More and more women—mothers, grandmothers, wives, daughters, and sisters—are doing hard prison time all across the United States. Many of them are facing the prospect of years, decades, even lifetimes behind bars. Oddly, there’s been little public discussion about the dramatic increase of women in the prison system. What exactly is happening here, and why?The answers are in Women Behind 5/5(2). Women Behind Bars: Gender And Race in US Prisons by Vernetta D. Young, Rebecca Reviere and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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