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Breaking Cycles, Rebuilding Lives: Gender Analysis of Programs & Services for Incarcerated Women in Santa Clara County

Publication year: 2008
"[T]o what degree programs and services meet the needs and life circumstances of female inmates" is assessed by the Santa Clara County Women's Advocacy initiative (p. 4). Sections contained in this report include: executive summary; Solution 14 -- the Women's Advocacy Initiative; what works for women -- gender responsive theory and practice; the Gender Analysis Process; incarceration statistics; profile of local female inmates; local concerns about women's incarceration; programs in eight California counties compared; research findings; improving local programs and services for women; and conclusion.