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Women in jails

  • Women in Jail: Classification Issues

    The authors examine issues related to classification of female jail inmates by profiling the female inmate population and discussing problems assoc
  • Gender-Responsive Strategies: Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders

    Guidance for those individuals "seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender" is offered (p. iv).
  • Effective Management of Female Inmates: Applying the Research on Gender Responsive Correctional Strategies to Local Jails

    Research, practice, and guiding principles related to gender-responsive strategies and utilized in jail settings are exchanged.
  • The Gender-Responsive Strategies Project: Jail Applications

    Current research about women offenders and strategies for evaluating current operating procedures related to women offenders are covered.
  • Using Jail Exit Surveys to Improve Community Responses to Women Offenders

    The "use of jail exit surveys as an effective data collection tool for creating [a] picture of the characteristics of women in contact with the loc
  • Gendered Violence and Safety: A Contextual Approach to Improving Security in Women's Facilities

    "In response to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), this project ...
  • Working With Battered Women in Jail: A Manual for Community-Based Battered Women's Advocates

    “Women who are battered by their partners are everywhere - and that includes in your local jail.
  • Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars

    This report examines the state of federal civil rights protections for incarcerated women to explore women’s experiences while incarcerated.