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Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison (2018)
Journal Article
Johnston, H. (2019). Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison. Criminology & criminal Justice, 19(2), 215-231. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895818757833

This article explores the experiences of imprisoned mothers in the Victorian convict prison system. It argues that motherhood, of central importance to the ideals of Victorian femininity, was disrupted and fractured by women's long-term imprisonment... Read More about Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison.