The ex-prisoner's dilemma : how women negotiate competing narratives of reentry and desistance / Andrea M. Leverentz.
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 
x, 231 pages ; 23 cm.
Critical issues in crime and society.
Formatted Contents Note
The mercy home and the discourse of reentry and desistance Introducing the women and their pathways to offending A year in the life : evolving perspectives on desistance and reentry Family dynamics in reentry and desistance Women's chosen relationships and their role in self-redefinition Education, employment, and a house of one's own: conventional markers of success.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213) and index.
KF9750.5 .L48 2014
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