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The Imprisonment of Women and Girls in the North of Ireland: A 'Continuum of Violence'

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Moore, Linda and Scraton, Phil (2009) The Imprisonment of Women and Girls in the North of Ireland: A 'Continuum of Violence'. In: The Violence of Incarceration. (Eds: Scraton, Phil and McCulloch, Jude), Routledge, 124 -144. ISBN 978-0-415-49925-5 [Book section]

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Abstract

This chapter is based on primary research conducted by Dr Linda Moore and Professor into the incarceration of women and girls in the north of Ireland. The chapter is based on primary research conducted in Mourne House women's unit in Maghaberry Prison and includes case studies of the deaths of two women in custody. The chapter makes an argument for an independent, public inquiry into the situation that existed in Mourne House.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:women, imprisonment, prisons, Northern Ireland, strip searching, prison deaths
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Social Work & Social Policy
ID Code:11044
Deposited By:Dr Linda Moore
Deposited On:01 Feb 2010 11:36
Last Modified:16 Mar 2012 10:55

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