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Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons (Voice of Witness)

This book is about Michelle Alexander
"Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons" offers a heartrending glimpse into the systemic injustices faced by women in U.S. prisons. Compiled under the guidance of social justice leader Michelle Alexander, this collection of thirteen personal accounts, published on July 25, 2017, uncovers the harsh realities behind bars. From Theresa, misdiagnosed and wrongfully treated for HIV, to Anna, punished for exposing the truth about her cellmate’s suicide, and Teri, a teenager abused by those meant to oversee her rehabilitation, these narratives expose the dire need for reform in the criminal justice and gender equality arenas. Essential for college-level readers, this book not only recounts personal suffering but also highlights the resilience of women fighting for their rights and dignity in face of overwhelming adversity. It serves as a critical tool for anyone ready to engage with and challenge the systemic issues plaguing our penal system.
Published by Verso on July 25, 2017
320 pages
ISBN: 9781786632289
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This book provides valuable insights into Criminal Justice Reform and Gender Equality, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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