Jailcare

Jailcare

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Thousands of pregnant women pass through our nation’s jails every year.  What happens to them as they gestate their pregnancies in a space of punishment?  Based on ethnographic fieldwork and clinical work as an Ob/Gyn in a women’s jail, Carolyn Sufrin explores how, in this time when public safety is in disarray and when incarceration has become a central strategy for managing the poor, jail has become a safety net.

Focusing on the experiences of pregnant, incarcerated… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: University of California Press (May 23, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 328 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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