The Forgotten Few: Migrant Women in Australian Prisons
Bureau of Immigration Research, AGPS, 1992
Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Date Written: 1992
Having interviewed 56 women serving time in prisons in NSW, Queenland and Victoria, the author highlights specific issues for overseas-born women in prison. These include isolation, communication, dietary problems. Easteal also provides a picture of life in women’s prisons – the culture – and how the overseas-born women fit within that sub-culture.
Keywords: overseas-born women, prisons
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