War on the Family: Mothers in Prison and the Families They Leave Behind / Edition 1

War on the Family: Mothers in Prison and the Families They Leave Behind / Edition 1

by Renny Golden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415946719

ISBN-13: 9780415946711

Pub. Date: 08/30/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this timely book, renowned criminologist and activist Renny Golden sheds light on the women behind bars and the 350,000 children they leave behind. In exposing the fastest growing prison population-a direct result of Reagan's War on Drugs-Golden sets up new framework for thinking about how to address the situation of mothers in prison, the risks and needs of

Overview

In this timely book, renowned criminologist and activist Renny Golden sheds light on the women behind bars and the 350,000 children they leave behind. In exposing the fastest growing prison population-a direct result of Reagan's War on Drugs-Golden sets up new framework for thinking about how to address the situation of mothers in prison, the risks and needs of their children and the implications of current judicial policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415946711
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

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