This is our freedom : motherhood in the shadow of the American prison system /
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This is our freedom : motherhood in the shadow of the American prison system /

"For the overwhelming majority of women leaving correctional institutions in the United States, there is one aspect of their identity that informs their needs, opportunities, hopes, and dreams: their roles as mothers. This Is Our Freedom provides an intimate and moving portrait of women's...

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Main Author: Mondé, Geniece Crawford, 1983- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2022]
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Summary:"For the overwhelming majority of women leaving correctional institutions in the United States, there is one aspect of their identity that informs their needs, opportunities, hopes, and dreams: their roles as mothers. This Is Our Freedom provides an intimate and moving portrait of women's journeys prior to and after incarceration. In interviews with seventy formerly incarcerated mothers, Geniece Crawford Mondé captures how women reframe their marginalized identity and place themselves at the center of their own stories. With incisive analysis, Mondé reveals the complex ways that motherhood shapes post-incarceration life, while highlighting how the lasting legacy of mass incarceration continues to impact society's most vulnerable members"--
Physical Description:xi, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780520380714
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9780520380738
0520380738
9780520380745