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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.
|Ch. 1||Collateral damage in the war on drugs||1|
|Ch. 2||Joanetta's world||9|
|Ch. 3||Lost childhood : a family narrative||19|
|Ch. 4||Family narratives of survival and sorrow : Bell, Melvanie, Nadia, and Louella||29|
|Ch. 5||Expendable bodies, racialized policies||45|
|Ch. 6||Incarceration : theater of terror||59|
|Ch. 7||Teen mothers and the infants who saved them||69|
|Ch. 8||Children in the other America||77|
|Ch. 9||Gonna rise : Pam's story||89|
|Ch. 10||Eye on the prize : theorizing change||101|
|Ch. 11||What is to be done in the meantime?||113|
|Ch. 12||Beating the odds||125|
Posted March 20, 2014
Name: Truelight.<br>Date She Was Born: 5-8-13.<br>Gender: Female.<br>Mate: Tawnclaw.<br>Kits: [&female] Mothkit, Rushriver, and [&male] Tawnkit. (Mothkit and Tawnkit are deceased.)<br>Mother: Wispleap.<br>Father: Blueclaws.<br>Brother: Duststorm.<br>Half-Brother: Darkflare.<br>Sister: Dawnspot.<br>Looks: She a rosey red with hazel eyes and a strong build.<br>Song: 'Nothing to Remember' by Neko Case.<br>Personality: She's very headstrong, proud, goofy, and edgy.<br>History: As a kit, she LOVED messing with people. Pulling pranks, jumping out of corners, etc. As she grew older,she fell in love with Tawnclaw. But before they could raise a family together, she made a huge mistake and ran off to join her halfbrother's clan of assassins. After that died out, she gave birth to Tawnclaw's kit. Only one survved, so before she died she gave that kit up to LeafClan. Her body was never found.<br>Random Trivia:<br>•You could say she recieved the bad part of both her parents.<br>•She had a bond with Starclan, because her best friend, who was in love with her before he died, visited her in dreams.<br>•Though she chose a path of evil, she went to Starclan.<br>•She actively despised Dawnspot.<br>•She still loves Tawnclaw.<br>Other: Bleh.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.