Gender and Prisons / Edition 2

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Table of Contents

1 Penitence for the privileged : manhood, race, and penitentiaries in early America 3
2 Race, gender, and prison history : from the convict lease system to the supermax prison 17
3 "One female prisoner is of more trouble than twenty males" : women convicts in Illinois prisons, 1835-1896 29
4 Wretched, hatless and miserably clad : women and the inebriate reformatories from 1900-1913 53
5 Following the rules? : women's responses to incarceration, New Zealand, 1880-1920 81
6 Situating sex : prison sexual culture in the mid-twentieth-century United States 99
7 A brief history of doing time : the California Institution for Women in the 1960s and the 1990s 117
8 Prisons that empower : neo-liberal governance in Canadian women's prisons 157
9 Homeboys, babies, men in suits : the state and the reproduction of male dominance 179
10 Embodied surveillance and the gendering of punishment 199
11 Gender theory and prison sociology : using theories of masculinities to interpret the sociology of prisons for men 235
12 Gender and prison organisation : some comments on masculinities and prison management 245
13 Gender organizational logic : policy and practice in men's and women's prisons 263
14 Women doing a man's job : female prison officers working in a male prison 287
15 A man's world : gender issues in working with male sex offenders in prison 307
16 Cat fights and gang fights : preference for work in a male-dominated organization 325
17 Doing her own time? : women's responses to prison in the context of the old and the new penology 347
18 Tougher than the rest? : men in prison 385
19 Re/constructing black masculinity in prison 405
20 Resistance and compliance in women's prisons : towards a critique of legitimacy 423
21 Reassessing resistance : race, gender and sexuality in prison 439
22 In the tube at San Quentin : the "secondary prisonization" of women visiting inmates 455
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