4. Women in Prison

  1. Katherine van Wormer

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118265581.ch4

Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach

Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach

How to Cite

van Wormer, K. (2010) Women in Prison, in Working with Female Offenders: A Gender-Sensitive Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118265581.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470581537

Online ISBN: 9781118265581

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Keywords:

  • femininity;
  • women's prison;
  • unisex environment;
  • human rights investigations;
  • prison environment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From a Rehabilitation to a Punishment Focus

  • Psychological Profile

  • Prison Conditions

  • Healthcare Needs

  • HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C

  • Mental Health Care

  • Sexual Abuse of Female Inmates

  • Social World of the Women's Prison

  • Inmate Mothers and Their Children

  • Life After Prison

  • A Global Perspective

  • Summary