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Author Hannah-Moffat, Kelly, 1967- author

Title Punishment in Disguise : Penal Governance and Canadian Women's Imprisonment / Kelly Hannah-Moffat
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Mothering the Flock: Maternal Discipline and Pastoral Power -- 2. Mother Knows Best: The Development of Separate Institutions for Women -- 3. Finding a New Home: From Kingston Penitentiary to the Prison for Women -- 4. Laywomen's Expertise: Women's Prison Reform, 1945-70 -- 5. Breaking with Tradition: Feminist Reformers and the Empowerment of Women? 1970-96 -- 6. Empowering Prison: Neoliberal Governance -- Conclusion: Stumbling Blocks, Growing Pains, or More of the Same? -- Notes -- References -- Index
Summary A look at some current forms of penal governance in Canadian federal women?s prisons and a suggestion that the prison system itself, given its primary functions of custody and punishment, is consistent in thwarting attempts at progressive reform
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Reformatories for women -- Canada -- History.
Women prisoners -- Rehabilitation -- Canada -- History.
Women prisoners -- Canada -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442678909