An Ideal Prison?: Critical Essays on Women's Imprisonment in Canada

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Exploring the effects of punishment and penality on women’s lives, the impact of feminist reforms on the lives of women in prison, and the systemic barriers that limit change in the context of both provincial and federal prisons, these essays question the role of prisons in our society, the importance of taking account of gender and its intersection with race and class, and the problems of both weak feminist models and the cooptation of feminist ideals and Aboriginal spirituality by correctional systems.

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Kelly Hannah-Moffat is assistant professor in the department of sociology at the University of Toronto. She is a past president of the Toronto Elizabeth Fry Society, a halfway house and organization that works for and on behalf of all women in conflict with the law. Margaret Shaw has taught in the department of sociology and anthropolgy at Concordia Univeristy in Montreal since 1990. She has worked as a criminologist at the Home Office in England. She is also a board member of the Société Elizabeth Fry du Québec and the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies.

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