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dc.contributor.authorBurman, Micheleen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMalloch, Margareten_UK
dc.contributor.authorMcIvor, Gillen_UK
dc.contributor.editorAnnison, Jen_UK
dc.contributor.editorBrayford, Jen_UK
dc.contributor.editorDeering J, Jen_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: Between 1995 and 2002, a total of 11 women killed themselves in what was then Scotland's only prison for women, HMP and YOI Cornton Vale. The deaths, and the seeming frequency with which one followed another (seven women died within a 30-month period between 1995 and 1997; and two women died in one week in 2001), sent shock waves through the Scottish criminal justice system and wider Scottish society. Although the subsequent fatal accident inquiries failed to identify any single reason for the suicides, it was acknowledged that a history of drug use and withdrawal problems following imprisonment were common experiences among the women who died. As Scotland is traditionally distinct from England and Wales, with its emphasis on a more welfarist approach to criminal justice (via criminal justice social work rather than probation), the deaths of these women called for drastic action and led academics, practitioners and policy makers to question the appropriateness of existing sentences and associated interventions for women.en_UK
dc.publisherPolicy Pressen_UK
dc.relationBurman M, Malloch M & McIvor G (2015) A comparison: criminalised women in Scotland. In: Annison J, Brayford J & Deering J J (eds.) Women and the Criminal Justice System: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 59-80.
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dc.titleA comparison: criminalised women in Scotlanden_UK
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dc.citation.btitleWomen and the Criminal Justice System: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitationen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Glasgowen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSociology, Social Policy & Criminologyen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationSociology, Social Policy & Criminologyen_UK
rioxxterms.typeBook chapteren_UK
local.rioxx.authorBurman, Michele|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMalloch, Margaret|0000-0003-3655-7874en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMcIvor, Gill|0000-0002-7147-2078en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.contributorAnnison, J|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorBrayford, J|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorDeering J, J|en_UK
local.rioxx.filenameCriminalised women in Scotland published version.pdfen_UK
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