TITLE

Writing Workshops As Alternative Literacy Education For Incarcerated Women

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobi, Tobi
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Corrections Today;Feb2009, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of writing workshops as an alternative means of literacy education amongst female prisoners. Jail- and prison-based writing workshop programs allow incarcerated women to explore literacy as a way to communicate. The fasting growing segment of the U.S. correctional system are incarcerated women, the author notes.
ACCESSION #
37020602

 

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