Cries For Help: Women without a Voice, Women's Prisons in the 1970s, Myra Hindley and Her Contemporaries

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Cries for Help opens a window on the closed world of Holloway, other women's prisons and the lives of those held there in the 1970s. This was an era when personal style and charismatic leadership was the order of the day for governors and prison officers, before ideas of 'new management', when problems were solved using personal initiatives. It catalogues the daily lives of women prisoners, their anxieties, fears and preoccupations. The book looks at a lost segment of the population, hundreds of women who were hidden from ...

Cries For Help: Women without a Voice, Women's Prisons in the 1970s, Myra Hindley and Her Contemporaries 2014, Waterside Press, Winchester

ISBN-13: 9781909976054

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