The Gendered Nature of Imprisonment

Behan, Cormac and Stark, Abigail orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-5693-0771 (2023) The Gendered Nature of Imprisonment. In: Prisons and Imprisonment. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 93-113. ISBN 978-3-031-09301-2

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This chapter will explore: the role of gender in punishment and imprisonment; the characteristics of the female prison population and the suitability of the prison for meeting women’s needs; the relationship between masculinity and imprisonment; and the experiences of transgender prisoners.

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