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Title Female offenders and reentry : pathways and barriers to returning to society / edited by Lisa M. Carter, Catherine D. Marcum
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa Business, [2017]
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Transportation Issues; 3 Physical Health Needs and Treatment for Female Offenders Returning to Society; 4 Mental Health Needs and Treatment; Case Study 4A Female Offenders, Mental Illness, and Recidivism: An Examination of Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders Among a Sample of Female Parolees Released to the City of Philadelphia; 5 Women With Substance Use Disorders Reentering the Community; Case Study 5A Women Offenders and Drug Courts: Does Gender Matter?; 6 Reproductive Health Needs and Treatment
7 Educational and Vocational Attainment During Reintegration8 Having to Check Yes: The Stigma of a Criminal Record and Other Challenges to Obtaining Meaningful Employment for Released Female Offenders; 9 Centering Women's Reentry With Safe, Secure, and Affordable Housing; 10 Reunification With Family and Children During the Reentry Process; 11 Female Sex Offenders and Reintegration; 12 Making It on the Outside: Reintegration Challenges of Girls and Women of Color; 13 Wrongful Convictions; 14 Future Directions/Best Practices; Case Study 14A Desistance From Crime During Reintegration; Index
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Subject Ex-convicts -- Employment.
Female offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Social integration.
Form Electronic book
Author Carter, Lisa M., editor
Marcum, Catherine Davis, 1980- editor
ISBN 1315155141 (electronic bk.)
9781315155142 (electronic bk.)