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McHugh, Rosemarie (2013) Tracking the needs and service provision for women ex-prisoners. Dublin: Association for Criminal Justice.

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This paper presents the findings of research conducted with female prisoners serving short sentences in the Dóchas Centre. The research focussed in particular on the needs of this cohort of women upon leaving prison. 16 women were interviewed within the Dóchas Centre; the study was primarily a qualitative one which aimed to understand the subjective experiences of the women and communicate their stories by giving primacy to the women’s own ‘voices’.


Date:2013
Pages:43 p.
Publisher:Association for Criminal Justice
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Crime and violence > Crime against persons (assault / abuse / intimidation)
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Social condition > Homelessness
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
T Demographic characteristics > Woman (women / female)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and needs assessment > Needs assessment
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)

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