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Can't Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility

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Can't Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility - Sered, Susan Starr, and Norton-Hawk, Maureen
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Based on five years of fieldwork in Boston, Can't Catch a Break documents the day-to-day lives of forty women as they struggle to survive sexual abuse, violent communities, ineffective social and therapeutic programs, discriminatory local and federal policies, criminalization, incarceration, and a broad cultural consensus that views suffering as a consequence of personal flaws and bad choices. Combining hard-hitting policy analysis with an intimate account of how marginalized women navigate an unforgiving world, Susan Sered ...

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Can't Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility 2014, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520282797

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Can't Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility 2014, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520282780

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