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Interrupted life [electronic resource] : experiences of incarcerated women in the United States /

edited by Rickie Solinger ... [et al.].

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Names: Solinger, Rickie,
Published: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2010.
Topics: Women prisoners - United States. | Female offenders - United States. | Women prisoners - Abuse of - United States. | Children of women prisoners - Services for - United States. | Women prisoners - Family relationships - United States.
Genres: Electronic books.
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Introduction. Certain failures : representing the experiences of incarcerated women in the United States / Ruby C. Tapia -- Pt. One. Defining the problem: Unpacking the crisis : women of color, globalization, and the prison-industrial complex / Julia Sudbury -- Glossary of terms / Tina Reynolds -- The long shadow of prison : my messy journey through fear, silence, and racism toward abolition / Jay Whitlock -- Unpeeling the mask / Elizabeth Leslie -- Children of incarcerated parents : a Bill of Rights / San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership -- United Nations Report on violence against women in U.S. Prisons -- Being in prison / Joanne Archibald -- Wearing blues / Kinnari Jivani -- Pt. Two. Being a mother from inside: Get on the bus : mobilizing communities across California to unite children with their parents in prison / Suzanne Jabro and Kelly Kester-Smith -- Do I have to stand for this? / Kimberly Burke -- Out of Sight, NOT out of mind : important information for incarcerated parents whose children are in foster care / Children of Incarcerated Parents Program, NYC Administration for Children's Services -- The impact of the adoption and safe families act on children of incarcerated parents / Arlene F. Lee, Philip M. Genty, and Mimi Laver, Child Welfare League of America -- ASFA, TPR, my life, my children, my motherhood / Carole E. -- The birthing program in Washington state / Tabitha and Christy Hall -- Pregnancy, motherhood, and loss in prison : a personal story / Kebby Warner -- What the Parenting Program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women has meant to me / Mary Alley, A.D., and C.S. -- The storybook project at Bedford Hills / Beth Falk, June Benson, Amorel Beyor, and Alte -- A trilogy of journeys / Kathy Boudin --
Pt. Three. Intimacy, sexuality, and gender identity inside: Untitled / Celeste "Jazz" Carrington -- Analyzing prison sex : reconciling self-expression with safety / Brenda V. Smith -- Who said women can't get along? / Elizabeth Leslie -- Sorry / Tina Reynolds -- The chase / Holli Hampton -- Why? A letter to my lover / Sheena M. King -- Gender, sexuality, and family kinship networks / Juanita Díaz-Cotto -- Getting free / Amy Stout -- My name is June Martinez / June Martinez -- King County (WA) gender identity regulations / Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention -- Mother / Mayra Collado -- Daddy black man / Cassandra Adams -- Watershed / Kinnari Jivani -- Pt. Four. Creating and maintaining intellectual, spiritual, and creative life inside : Lit by each other's light:women's writing at Cook County Jail / Ann Fowell Stanford -- Tuesday SOUL / Kinnari Jivani -- "I lived that book!" Reading behind bars / Megan Sweeney -- Changing minds : a participatory action research project on college in prison / Michelle Fine ... [et al.] -- Imagining the self and other : women narrate prison life across cultures / Lynne Haney and András Tapolcai -- My art / Kinnari Jivani -- My window / Michele Molina -- They talked / Kinnari Jivani -- I never knew / Darlene Dixon -- Wise women : critical citizenship in a women's prison / Tanya Erzen -- Women of wisdom : an alternative community of faith / Suzanne Jabro and Kelly Kester-Smith -- Chain of command / Kinnari Jivani -- Pt. Five. Struggling for health care: Hep C, pap smears, and basic care : justice now and the right to family / Johanna Hoffman -- A dazzling tale of two teeth / Tracy Lynn Hardin -- Women's rights don't stop at the jailhouse door / Rachel Roth -- The death of Luisa Montalvo / Nancy -- Rights for imprisoned people with psychiatric disabilities / RIPPD -- A plea for rosemary / Beverly (Chopper) Henry -- The thing called love virus / Tiffany Jackson -- Bill of health rights for incarcerated girls / Residents of the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center -- Working to improve health care for incarcerated women / Sheila R. Enders -- Women in prison project fact sheets / Correctional Association of New York --
Pt. Six. Serving time, sentenced and unsentenced: Reading gender in September 11 detentions : Zihada : the journey from a young Pakistani wife to an anthrax suspect / Irum Shiekh -- Victim or criminal : the experiences of a human-trafficking survivor in the U.S. immigration system / Leticia M. Saucedo -- Detention of women asylum seekers in the United States : a disgrace / Marleine Bastien and Rosta Telfort -- "Did you see no potential in me?" The story of women serving long sentences in prison / Kathy Boudin -- Dignity denied : the price of imprisoning older women in California / Legal Services for Prisoners with Children -- The longertimers/insiders activist group at Tutwiler Prison for women / Erline Bibbs -- The forgotten population : a look at death row in the United States through the experiences of women / Capital Punishment Project ... [et al.] -- Pt. Seven. Struggling for rights : Incarcerated young mothers' bill of rights : from a vision to a policy at San Francisco Juvenile Hall / Sophia Sanchez -- Slaving in prison : a three-part indictment / shawnna d.,the Fire Inside Editorial Collective, and Edaleen Smith -- Freedom gon' come / Cassandra Adams -- Reducing the number of people in California women's prisons : how "gender-responsive prisons" harm women, children, and families / Californians United for a Responsible Budget -- The gender-responsive prison expansion movement / Cynthia Chandler -- Free battered women / Linda Field and Andrea Bible -- Life's imprint / Michele Molina -- Testimony of Kemba Smith before the inter-american commission on human rights -- Keeping families connected : women organizing for telephone justice in the face of corporate-state greed / Lauren Melodia and Annette Warren Dickerson -- Prick poison / Kinnari Jivani -- The prison-industrial complex in indigenous California / Stormy Ogden -- A prison journal / Tammica Summers --
Pt. Eight. Being out : A former battered woman celebrating life after / Lorrie Sue McClary -- Life on the outside-of what? / Alfreda Robinson-Dawkins -- California and the welfare and food stamps ban / All of Us or None -- Employment resolution : human rights commission of the City and County of San Francisco / All of Us or None -- Only with time / Tina Reynolds -- Child of a convicted felon / Anonymous -- Mothering after imprisonment / Margaret Oot Hayes -- Being about it : reflections on advocacy after incarceration / Martha L. Raimon... [et al.] -- The first time is a mistake . . . / Patricia Zimmerman -- What life has been like for me since being on the outside / Freda Swinney -- Alternatives : ATI in New York City / Alexandra Bell and Leche -- Violent interruptions / Noelle Paley and Joshua Price -- Prison abolition in practice : The LEAD Project, the politics of healing, and a new way of life / Setsu Shigematsu, Gwen D'Arcangelis, and Melissa Burch -- Booking it beyond the big house / Jean Trounstine -- Being out of prison / Joanne Archibald
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