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Iranian women's pathways to imprisonment

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Using official data and interviews with 101 women in Evin prison, Tehran, this article explores prisoners' pathways to incarceration. The concept of "intersection" is used to help understand how traversing and diverging networks of power position women in ways that encourage their criminal actions, criminalization, and contribute toward their imprisonment. The term also highlights points of overlap and distinction between Iranian and Western women's experiences. Importantly, it encourages us to consider the global context of criminal justice.

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Sadeghi-Fassaei, Soheila and Kendall, Kathleen (2001) Iranian women's pathways to imprisonment Women’s Studies International Forum, 24, (6), pp. 701-710. (doi:10.1016/S0277-5395(01)00202-3).

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Published date: November 2001
Organisations: Medical Education

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Local EPrints ID: 37804
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/37804
PURE UUID: 28623107-864d-47ed-8306-26d4012bb148

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Date deposited: 01 Jun 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:41

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