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NCJ Number: 41832 Find in a Library
Title: WOMEN IN SOUTHERN JAILS (FROM FEMALE OFFENDER BY LAURA CRITES - SEE NCJ - 41826)
Author(s): P SIMS
Corporate Author: D C Heath and Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: D C Heath and Co
Lexington, MA 02173
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BASED ON SITE VISITS AT 20 JAILS AND INTERVIEWS WITH A NUMBER OF FEMALE INMATES, THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE INADEQUATE FACILITY CONDITIONS AND ABUSES WHICH THE AUTHOR FOUND TO CHARACTERIZE THESE INSTITUTIONS.
Abstract: PROBLEMS OF SEXUAL ABUSE, INADEQUATE CELLS, LACK OF PRIVACY, LACK OF PROGRAMS, AND HARASSMENT FROM JAIL PERSONNEL ARE AMONG THOSE DESCRIBED IN THIS ARTICLE. TO ILLUSTRATE EACH OF THESE PROBLEMS AREAS, THE AUTHOR PROVIDES A NUMBER OF EXCERPTS FROM THE INMATE INTERVIEWS. ...DMC
Index Term(s): Abuse of authority; Facility conditions; Female offenders; Females; Jails; Sexual assault; Southern States
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