Defiant Hearts Birth and the Prison Industrial Complex

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Full-size (8.5"x11")
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B&W
Pages
16
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Outlines the conditions of mothers who give birth in prison, including inadequate, harmful, or no medical care, state-created obstacles for incarcerated mothers keeping contact with and custody of their children, and post-partum mental health. Also details the relationship between prisons and capitalism, explains the case for prison abolition, and calls on midwives to become politically engaged with prisoners. Includes footnotes.