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Title:Special Issue: Women and imprisonment in Africa: reflections from the past and future
Editors:Artz, LillianISNI
Rotmann, Britta
Year:2015
Periodical:Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equity (ISSN 2158-978X)
Volume:29
Issue:4
Pages:145
Language:English
City of publisher:Durban
Publisher:Agenda Feminist Media
Geographic terms:Africa
Kenya
Nigeria
South Africa
Subjects:women
prisoners
prisons
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ragn20/29/4
Abstract:This issue explores women's prison identities and narratives as well as the importance of gender-sensitive frameworks in addressing incarcerated women's rights and the need for non-custodial measures for women to be implemented where appropriate. Contributions: Taking 'a count' of women in prison (Lillian Artz, Britta Rotmann); The right to privacy for women in detention: contestations of power in South Africa's penal systems (Kelly E. Stone); 'Prison is not a good place??': learning from dilemmas surrounding an inmate's experience (Daisy Pillay, Sithembiso Ngubane); I won't tell/A need (Thuli Khumalo); Narratives and testimonies of women detainees in the anti-apartheid struggle (Kalpana Hiralal); A cell called home: reflections on the politics of containment and emancipation in Westville Female Correctional Centre (Miranda Young-Jahangeer); When it matters not whether one is guilty or innocent: narratives of female children awaiting trial (Gabi Mkhize, Nompumelelo Zondi); In the shadow of being forgotten: women incarcerated in Nigerian prisons and the health implications (Abidemi Fasanmi); A perfect woman in prison (Faith Mphini); Women in detention in Africa: a review of the literature (Marilize Ackermann); Three drawings from prison (Rachel Botha); Health promoting prisons: an impossibility for women prisoners in Africa? (Rachael Dixey, Sharon Nyambe, Sally Foster, James Woodall, Michelle Baybutt); Lesbian relationships in correctional settings: 'let our voices be heard' (Nirmala Gopal); 'I wish I could remove most of my childhood memories in me' (Thembalethu Nhlebela); Bad girls to good women: women offenders' narratives of redemption (Adelene Africa); The confession of a criminal woman: an interrogation of Saga McOdongo's 'Deadly Money Maker' (Larry Ndivo); Young women's pathways to prison: a critique of selected Kenyan prison documentaries (Wafula Yenjela). Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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