Collection of essays and art by scholars, artists and activists both in and out of prison that reveal the many dimensions of women’s incarcerated experiences.
Cutting edge research into trends and social contexts of girls' violence.
Shows how radical women advocate for women in prison while acknowledging the racial and class division between them.
A critical look at the perceived increase in girls' violence from a range of disciplinary and geographical perspectives.
Explores the experiences of women imprisoned for killing their male abusers and their treatment by the criminal justice system.
Explores how women inmates make the transition from prison back into society.
Explores how women in prison manage to mother their children from behind bars.
The first contemporary biography of Abby Hopper Gibbons, a nineteenth-century American social activist. Involved in a broad range of reform activities, she is particularly known for her pioneering efforts to improve the treatment of women prisoners.
Describes life inside the world's largest women's prison, from the point of view of the women themselves.