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The Incarceration of Women

Punishing Bodies, Breaking Spirits

  • Linda Moore
  • Phil Scraton

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 1-27
  3. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 54-71
  4. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 72-97
  5. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 98-119
  6. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 120-148
  7. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 149-171
  8. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 172-202
  9. Linda Moore, Phil Scraton
    Pages 203-234
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 235-256

About this book

Introduction

This unique book provides a rare insight into the debilitating impact of regimes that fail to respond to the complex and gender specific needs of women behind bars. Exploring the marginalization, mental health and experiences of women in prison, it specifically focuses on the legacy of women's imprisonment in Northern Ireland.

Keywords

Women imprisonment incarceration mental health conflict gender suicide violence women

Authors and affiliations

  • Linda Moore
    • 1
  • Phil Scraton
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Criminology, Politics and Social PolicyUniversity of UlsterUK
  2. 2.School of LawQueen’s University BelfastUK

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