At Work in the Iron Cage The Prison as Gendered Organization

ISBN-10: 0814798845
ISBN-13: 9780814798843
Edition: 2002
Authors: Dana M. Britton
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Description: In this comparative analysis of men's and women's prisons, Britton identifies the factors that influence the genderization of the American workplace. It explains how gender shapes both male and female guards day-to-day work experiences.

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List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 8/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 9.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

In this comparative analysis of men's and women's prisons, Britton identifies the factors that influence the genderization of the American workplace. It explains how gender shapes both male and female guards day-to-day work experiences.

Dana M. Britton is Associate Professor of Sociology at Kansas State University.

Acknowledgments
Engendering the Prison
Penology in America: Men's and Women's Prisons as Gendered Projects
From Turnkey to Officer: Prison Work in Historical Perspective
Paths to Prison
Work with Inmates
The Rest of the Job: Coworkers, Supervisors, and Satisfaction
Conclusion
Methodological Appendix
Notes
References
Index
About the Author

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