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Breaking the cycle for women through equality not difference

Martina Feilzer and Kate Williams

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Over the past decade a consensus has been emerging amongst policy makers, reform groups, voluntary agencies and academics that women offenders should be treated differently by the criminal justice ... More


In Search of Safety: Confronting Inequality in Women's Imprisonment

Barbara Owen, James Wells, and Joycelyn Pollock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288713
eISBN:
9780520963566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288713.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on extensive mixed-methods data, this book examines gendered violence and conflict in women’s prisons. Conflict and violence in the prison are located in intersectional inequalities and ... More


Locating the Historical and Contemporary Context of Women’s Imprisonment: The Foundations for a Body-Aware, Feminist Criminology

Anastasia Chamberlen

in Embodying Punishment: Emotions, Identities, and Lived Experiences in Women's Prisons

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198749240
eISBN:
9780191813429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749240.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter sketches the broader context of the study presented in this book. It starts with a historical account of imprisonment, focusing particularly on women’s imprisonment, and attempts to ... More


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