Women doing life : gender, punishment, and the struggle for identity / Lora Bex Lempert.
By: Lempert, Lora Bex.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : New York University Press, Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781479851126; 1479851124.Subject(s): Women prisoners -- United States | Life imprisonment -- United States | Female offenders -- United States | Imprisonment -- United States | Criminal justice, Administration of -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Women doing lifeDDC classification: 365/.430973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
The life imprisonment of women in America: gender, punishment, and agency -- Carmela: "blurred boundaries" -- Beginning the prison journey -- Ann and Crystal: juvenile lifers as "minnows in a shark tank" -- Actively doing life -- Desiree: a journey toward self-actualization -- Correctional officers or "us" vs. "them": preserving and challenging the binary -- Eating the life-sentence elephant: "one day at a time" -- Candace: "God is my answer" -- The way forward: policy solutions.