Opsal Summary And Analysis

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In this reading Opsal talks about resistant thinking and how women who were incarcerated do not let social labels define them. These women do not let their mistakes define them due to how they view things. This was put as “Women pointed out that the situations that end with somebody in prison are not, as Ronda states, ‘black and white’,” (Adler & Adler, 2014: pg. 302). Which meant to me that there is always story behind every situation. The author Opsal talks about post drug self which is when women who have used drugs start to make a change by proving that they want to change and become better. Which this process was taken in a whole different level when these women actually not only prove, but mentally think and know that they want to change
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