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A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Aboriginal People Living with HIV and Previous IncarcerationDownload
HIV and AIDS are diseases that are increasingly diagnosed in incarcerated and previously incarcerated Aboriginal persons with little academic inquiry having been done in this field. In this study, I engaged four previously incarcerated Aboriginal men and women in order to understand their...
Beyond Litchfield: An Orange Epilogue Examining The Role of Friendship in Women’s Narratives of Community Re-EntryDownload
Canada’s fastest growing incarcerated population is female offenders. While incarcerated, these women experience damage to their existing social networks and lose significant personal relationships, making the transition from carceral to community settings difficult. In the absence of effective...
Women face many challenges upon release from prison and entering different communities, referred to as re-entry. Community programs are available to support them while they negotiate the challenges. The purpose of this study is to understand the impact that these programs have on the re-entry...