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Do I Have to Stand for This?

Kimberly Burke

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/9780520252493.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes in searing detail a child's-eye view of parental authority while at a visiting center. In 2002, the author was visited by her seven-year-old son for the first time since she ... More


Being in Prison

Joanne Archibald

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/9780520252493.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes life in prison. The author was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison when she was three months pregnant. Because her court case took a long time, she was able to give ... More


ASFA, TPR, My Life, My Children, My Motherhood

E. Carole

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/9780520252493.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1997, as a thirty-seven-year-old single mother, the author of this chapter was arrested for the sale of ten dollars worth of crack to an undercover detective, and she had just given birth to her ... More


The Legally Sanctioned Stigmatization of Prisoners Families

Marie Hutton

in Prisons, Punishment, and the Family: Towards a New Sociology of Punishment?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810087
eISBN:
9780191847257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810087.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter demonstrates empirically how the five elements of stigma identified in Link and Phelan’s (2001) classic schema (labelling, negative stereotyping, seperateness, status loss, and ... More


What the Parenting Program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women Has Meant to Me

Mary Alley, A. D., and C. S.

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/9780520252493.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1974, the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) housed about thirty-five women from Nebraska and from South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado, which did not have their own facilities for ... More


Rights and Security in the Shadow of the Irish Prison: Developing a Children’s Rights Approach to Prison Visits in Ireland

Fiona Donson and Aisling Parkes

in Prisons, Punishment, and the Family: Towards a New Sociology of Punishment?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810087
eISBN:
9780191847257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810087.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the potential for adopting a children’s rights-based approach when dealing with issues relating to children impacted by parental incarceration in Ireland. It argues that the ... More


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