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By Barbara Owen,James Wells,Joycelyn Pollock

In seek of protection takes a detailed examine the resources of gendered violence and clash in women’s prisons. The authors learn how intersectional inequalities and cumulative hazards are on the root of legal clash and violence and replicate the women’s pathways to felony. girls needs to negotiate those inequities by means of constructing different types of felony capital—social, human, cultural, emotional, and economic—to be sure their defense whereas inside of. The authors additionally learn how clash and next violence outcome from human-rights violations contained in the legal that take place in the gendered context of substandard legal stipulations, inequalities of capital between these imprisoned, and relationships with correctional staff. In seek of protection proposes a manner forward—the implementation of foreign human-rights criteria for U.S. prisons. 

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