Prison Industrial Complex

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Mapping The Way Home: Reducing Barriers to Women’s Reentry After Prison
by Patricia O’Brien

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O’Brien describes the difficulties that women face in returning to the community after prison. She addresses the major areas of concern in women’s reentry: relationships with their families and children, housing, relationships, substance abuse and recovery, and employment. For each of these areas, O’Brien lists specific policy changes that could have a positive effect on women’s abilities to rebuild their lives upon their return.