We Should Stop Putting Women In Prison Analysis

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O’Brien, Patricia. “We Should Stop Putting Women in Jail. For Anything.” America's Prisons: Opposing Viewpoints, edited by Jack Lasky, Greenhaven Press, 2016, pp. 79-83
O’Brien is an associate Professor and writer at the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She argues that the U.S should not incarcerate women anymore and close all women’s prisons. She claims that there are far more men in prisons than women. Only seven percent of the prison population are women. O’Brien questions if
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