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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

PART I
1. Institutional Burden to Care
2. Triaging the Everyday, Every Day
3. Cultivating Ambiguity: Normalizing Care in the Jail Clinic
4. The Clinic Routine: Contradictions as Care

PART II
5. Gestating Care: Incarcerated Reproduction as Participatory Practice
6. Reproduction and Carceral Desire
7. Custody as Forced and Enforced Intimacy
8. At Home in Jail

Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

About the Author

Carolyn Sufrin is a medical anthropologist and an obstetrician-gynecologist at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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"An important and timely book, Jailcare lays bare how we have neglected the social safety net and distorted the ways in which we care for our most vulnerable and marginalized citizens by enacting policies that devalue the lives of women and their children."--Journal of Children and Poverty

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