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The Resource Incarcerated women : a history of struggles, oppression, and resistance in American prisons, edited by Erica Rhodes Hayden and Theresa R. Jach

Incarcerated women : a history of struggles, oppression, and resistance in American prisons, edited by Erica Rhodes Hayden and Theresa R. Jach

Label
Incarcerated women : a history of struggles, oppression, and resistance in American prisons
Title
Incarcerated women
Title remainder
a history of struggles, oppression, and resistance in American prisons
Statement of responsibility
edited by Erica Rhodes Hayden and Theresa R. Jach
Title variation
History of struggles, oppression, and resistance in American prisons
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This collection examines the history of the experience of female inmates in American prisons from the early nineteenth century to the twenty-first century. The contributors analyze women's efforts to exert agency and control over their bodies and experiences, issues of race and class, and how women's experiences differed from those of male inmates. -- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
365/.973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9466
LC item number
.I53 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Incarcerated women : a history of struggles, oppression, and resistance in American prisons, edited by Erica Rhodes Hayden and Theresa R. Jach
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "I beg for your mercy": the business of black women's bodies in the carceral state, 1880s-1960s
  • T. Dionne Bailey
  • Discipline, resistance, and social control at the Illinois State Reformatory for Women, 1930-1962
  • L. Mara Dodge
  • Making mothers: teaching the virtues of motherhood at Westfield Reformatory, 1950s-1960s
  • Ilse Denisse Catalan
  • "It's a way to get out of prison": writing and teaching in women's prisons
  • Breea C. Willingham
  • "Secret Horrors": enslaved women and children in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, 1833-1862
  • Brett Josef Derbes
  • "In the care of the supposed powerful state": women and children in the Virginia Penitentiary, 1800-1883
  • Hilary L. Coulson
  • Letters from inside: prison writings from Eastern State Penitentiary in the nineteenth century
  • Erica Rhodes Hayden
  • "I thought if I got a chance I would do it": sexual negotiation by black women convicts in Texas, 1875-1915
  • Theresa R. Jach
Control code
ocn966929679
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 186 pages
Isbn
9781498542111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)966929679
  • (Sirsi) a2003556
Label
Incarcerated women : a history of struggles, oppression, and resistance in American prisons, edited by Erica Rhodes Hayden and Theresa R. Jach
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "I beg for your mercy": the business of black women's bodies in the carceral state, 1880s-1960s
  • T. Dionne Bailey
  • Discipline, resistance, and social control at the Illinois State Reformatory for Women, 1930-1962
  • L. Mara Dodge
  • Making mothers: teaching the virtues of motherhood at Westfield Reformatory, 1950s-1960s
  • Ilse Denisse Catalan
  • "It's a way to get out of prison": writing and teaching in women's prisons
  • Breea C. Willingham
  • "Secret Horrors": enslaved women and children in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, 1833-1862
  • Brett Josef Derbes
  • "In the care of the supposed powerful state": women and children in the Virginia Penitentiary, 1800-1883
  • Hilary L. Coulson
  • Letters from inside: prison writings from Eastern State Penitentiary in the nineteenth century
  • Erica Rhodes Hayden
  • "I thought if I got a chance I would do it": sexual negotiation by black women convicts in Texas, 1875-1915
  • Theresa R. Jach
Control code
ocn966929679
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 186 pages
Isbn
9781498542111
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)966929679
  • (Sirsi) a2003556

Library Locations

    • The African American Library at the Gregory SchoolBorrow it
      1300 Victor Street, Houston, TX, 77019, US
      29.7540795 -95.3805613
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