The Forgotten Few: Migrant Women in Australian Prisons

Patricia Easteal

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

Having interviewed 56 women serving time in prisons in NSW, Queenland and Victoria, the author highlights specific issues for overseas-born women in prison. These include isolation, communication, dietary problems. Easteal also provides a picture of life in women’s prisons – the culture – and how the overseas-born women fit within that sub-culture.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherAustralian Govt. Pub. Service
Commissioning bodyBureau of Immigration Research
Number of pages126
ISBN (Print)0644223448
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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