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Explaining U.S. Imprisonment by Mary F. Bosworth
  

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Explaining U.S. Imprisonment by Mary F. Bosworth

Explaining U.S. Imprisonment builds on and extends some of the contemporary issues of women in prison, minorities, and the historical path to modern prisons as well as the social influences on prison reform.

About the Author

Mary Bosworth is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Wesleyan University. Her research interests include prisons, race, and gender. She is the author of Engendering Resistance: Agency and Power in Women's Prisons (1999).

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Publication date

30th July 2009

Author

Mary F. Bosworth

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
304 pages

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ISBN

9781412924870

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