War on the Family by Renny Golden
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War on the Family
By Renny Golden

War on the Family

Mothers in Prison and the Families They Leave Behind

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War on the Family by Renny Golden

Book Description

In this timely book, renowned criminologist and activist Renny Golden sheds light on the women behind bars and the 350,000 children they leave behind. In exposing the fastest growing prison population-a direct result of Reagan's War on Drugs-Golden sets up new framework for thinking about how to address the situation of mothers in prison, the risks and needs of their children and the implications of current judicial policies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415946711
ISBN-10: 0415946719
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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War on the Family by Renny Golden War on the Family, Hardback (October 2004)

Shows that as a direct result of President Ronald Reagan's administration's War On Drugs campaign, the rates of women in prison have skyrocketed, leading to the unintended destruction of the family. This book identifies the risks and needs of these imprisoned mothers and their children, and the obstacles communities face in helping these families.

Oscar Romero by Renny Golden Oscar Romero, Paperback (February 2000)

Marking the twentieth anniversary of his assassination in 1980, this volume explores the prophetic spirituality of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador.

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Author Biography - Renny Golden

Renny Golden is Professor of Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Social Work at Northeastern Illinois University. She is a criminologist, published poet, and well-known activist for social rights in El Salvador and Guatamala. Her previous publications include, Disposable Children: America's Child Welfare System and Oscar Romero: Reflections on His Life and Writings .

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