Sex Roles

, Volume 79, Issue 1–2, pp 123–124 | Cite as

Beyond Safety: The Plight of Incarcerated Women

In Search of Safety: Confronting Inequality in Women’s Imprisonment. By Barbara Owen, James Wells, and Joycelyn Pollock, Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2017. 280 pp. $85.00 (hardback). ISBN 9780520288713; 280 pp., $29.95 (paperback). ISBN: 9780520288720
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Indiana Wesleyan UniversityMarionUSA
  2. 2.The Jane Pauley Community Health CenterAndersonUSA
  3. 3.Ball State UniversityMuncieUSA

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