You don't see us doin' time

  title={You don't see us doin' time},
  author={J. Brink},
  journal={Contemporary Justice Review},
  pages={393 - 396}
  • J. Brink
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Contemporary Justice Review
An invisible population exists which is doing time with prisoners serving sentences in New York state prisons. Mothers, fathers, wives, husbands, sisters, brothers, and children of prisoners suffer the same isolation, discrimination, and financial and emotional burdens that the prisoners do. The writer, who once served as a chaplain to prisoners receiving care in hospital, tells of her experiences, including her marriage to a prisoner who died within the walls. She discusses his medical care… Expand
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