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Women’s Rights Don’t Stop at the Jailhouse Door

Rachel Roth

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0047
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Incarcerated women won an important victory when a state court of appeals ruled against a county sheriff's unwritten policy requiring women to obtain a court order in order to be transported from ... More


Black Patients and White Doctors

John Hoberman

in Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter first explains how the American medical establishment has never mobilized on behalf of the African American population. That the ongoing medical calamity experienced by the African ... More


Bill of Health Rights for Incarcerated Girls

Residents of the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0052
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents a Bill of Health Rights for incarcerated girls, prepared by young women who are or have been incarcerated in Cook County's Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. These are rights ... More


When Easy Becomes Hard

Steve Herbert

in Too Easy to Keep: Life-Sentenced Prisoners and the Future of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520300507
eISBN:
9780520971875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520300507.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Life-sentenced prisoners will age, decline and die. As that population grows older, their mobility and their general health will decrease. These realities generate a growing number of challenges for ... More


Triaging the Everyday, Every Day

Carolyn Sufrin

in Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520288669
eISBN:
9780520963559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288669.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explains how triage in the intake jail, CJ1, possess the hallmarks of decision-making and prioritizing that characterize the medical triage seen in emergency rooms and disaster zones. ... More


The Nature of Medical Racism: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

John Hoberman

in Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter fist sets out the book's purpose, which is to describe how doctors think about racial differences and how this kind of thinking affects the treatment of their patients. The book details ... More


The Country of the Ill

David B. Morris

in Illness and Culture in the Postmodern Age

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520208698
eISBN:
9780520926240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208698.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Illness is our common fate. The country of the ill, no matter how widely shared its terrain, is not a universal realm located outside the influence of space and time. Indeed, the country of the ill ... More


Margaret McMillan

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Margaret McMillan, who was involved in labor politics, liberal reformism, and welfare philanthropism. After finishing her education in Germany and Switzerland, McMillan became ... More


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