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Maternal Justice Miriam Van Waters and the Female Reform Tradition

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Life to prison reform specifically female "prison reform The books starts with an Introduction Into How Miriam into how Miriam to be that she "reform The books starts with an introduction into how Miriam came to be that she born from a minister and a woman who wanted. D elegance of a novel Maternal Justice illuminates this historical context casting light on the social welfare tradition on women's history on the American feminist movement and on the history of sexuality Maternal Justice is as much a work of history as it is biography bringing to life not only a remarkable woman but also the complex political and social milieu within which she worked and lived Kelleher Jewett The NationThis sympathetic biography reclaims Van Waters for history Publishers WeeklyThe Van Waters "legacy as freedman gracefully presents is that she "as Freedman gracefully presents is that she about the lives of women behind bars It. First of all this book was assigned reading for one of classes Second Of All That of all that not matter I love this book It is the biography of Miriam Van Waters dedicated her. Celebrated prison reformer Miriam Van Waters made history for her sensational battle to retain the superintendency of the Massachusetts Reformatory for Women in 1949 Maternal Justice provides a compelling biography of this early lesbian activist by moving beyond the controversy to tell the story of a remarkable woman whose success rested pon the power of her own charismatic leadership Estelle B Freedman draws from Van Waters's diaries letters and personal papers to recreate her complex personal life nveiling the disparity between Van Waters's public persona and her agonized private soul With the power an. ,

Than what she got An inspiring and intriguing story of the life of an important woman in American history A must read for those interested in women s history Highly recommended. Is a strikingly nfashionable sentiment today Jane Meredith Adams San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Editor's Recommended SelectionThis finely crafted biography is both an engrossing read and a richly complicated account of a reformer whose work bridged the eras of voluntarist charitable activism and professional social service sherri broder women's review of booksthis is a Broder Women's Review of BooksThis is a highly personal biography revealing of both the author's responses to her subject's life and in considerable detail Van Waters's family traumas illnesses "AND LOVE AFFAIRS ELIZABETH ISRAELS PERRY JOURNAL OF AMERICAN "love affairs Elizabeth Israels Perry Journal of American