Understanding the Drivers of Female Imprisonment in Scotland
Female imprisonment has increased significantly in recent years in Scotland and internationally. This briefing paper considers possible explanations for this increasing trend. The authors…
Social Support in Substance Abuse Recovery and Community Re-entry: The Impact of Alumni Group Participation on Women Following Discharge from a Correctional Therapeutic Community
This paper presents a meta-modelling framework for estimating the number of neurons in the response of the immune system to earthquake-triggered disasters.
Incarcerated Mothers and Child Visitation
This article examines the issue of child visitation for criminally confined mothers. This topic is assessed, mindful of what the social science literature reports, especially in regards to recidivism…
THE HEALTH OF INCARCERATED WOMEN: AN ANALYSIS OF EXISTING CONDITIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE PROGRAMS
- Political Science
An analysis of current and proposed correctional health services demonstrates the service gap between actual and idealized care for women in jail, and addresses the health disparities that exist between the general and correctional populations through a multifaceted health intervention.
Women’s Involvement in the Drug Trade: Revisiting the Emancipation Thesis in Global Perspective
- EconomicsDeviant Behavior
This article undertakes a global review of women’s involvement in cultivation, processing, transporting and selling drugs. It is underpinned by twin theoretical concerns. First, we recap and critique…
Therapeutic virtual reality in prison: Participatory design with incarcerated women
- LawNew Media Soc.
This article documents and analyzes the design process of a VR reentry program for a state prison to help incarcerated women practice responding to high-stress reentry situations, prior to their release.
Female homicide victimisation in Mexico: a group-based trajectory and spatial study
ABSTRACT Recent literature has demonstrated that the War on Drugs policies had different consequences for different population groups. Despite this, female homicide victimisation resulting from such…
Promoting Health, Safety, and Wellness in Los Angeles County Jails: A Process Evaluation of Gender Responsive Programing for Incarcerated Women
- EconomicsWomen & Criminal Justice
Abstract As part of our process evaluation into the implementation of gender responsive rehabilitation (GRR) programing at the women’s jail in L.A. County, we documented the planning, rationale,…