v.11, 2013, Women and Imprisonment

This volume, edited by law professor Helen Codd with Mechthild Nagel, a social philosopher, focuses on historical and contemporary experiences faced by women in the global carceral. Authors also advocate reform and abolitionist strategies by drawing attention to imprisoned mothers and their families.

Table of Contents

Special Issue

Editorial PDF
Helen Codd
My Mom is Badder than Yours: Women Prisoners Demand Better Conditions for Motherhood Behind Bars ABSTRACT PDF
Victoria Law, Meg Escude
When Words Mean a Lot: The Experiences of Female Prisoners in Senegal and the Effects of their Incarceration on their Families ABSTRACT PDF
Dior Konate
Women, Families and Imprisonment in South Africa ABSTRACT PDF
Willem FM Luyt, Nicolien Du Preez
Women and Imprisonment in Ireland, 1922-2007 ABSTRACT PDF
Jessica D Breen, Eoin O’Sullivan
Review Essay of Books on Women in Prison PDF
Mechthild Nagel

General Issue

Women’s Contribution to the Development of the Jamaat-I-Islami’s Gender Discourse: A Qualitative Analysis ABSTRACT PDF
Shahbaz Ahmad Cheema
Cultural Appeal: The Hard Attribute of a Soft Trans-Ideology ABSTRACT PDF
Viorella Manolache, Henrieta Anisoara Serban

Book Reviews

Review of I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue when I Ain’t and Other Plays by Sonia Sanchez (Jacqueline Wood, Ed.), Durham, Duke University Press, 2010 PDF
Giovanni Dortch
Review of Changing Lives: Women, Inclusion and the PhD by Barbara Ann Cole and Helen Gunter, Eds., Trentham Books, UK, March 2010 PDF
Denise Demers
Review of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: International Law, Local Responses, by Susan Dewey and Tonia St Germain, Eds., Kumarian Press, 2012 PDF
Olivera Simić