By Saundra D. Westervelt,Kimberly J. Cook
Life after demise Row examines the post-incarceration struggles of people who've been wrongly convicted of capital crimes, sentenced to demise, and consequently exonerated.
Saundra D. Westervelt and Kimberly J. cook dinner current eighteen exonerees’ tales, targeting 3 vital parts: the invisibility of the blameless after unencumber, the complicity of the justice method in that invisibility, and private trauma administration. opposite to well known trust, exonerees should not instantly compensated through the nation or supplied sufficient guidance within the transition to post-prison lifestyles. without time and little aid, many fight to discover houses, monetary safety, and group. they've got constrained or out of date employment abilities and trouble coping with such day-by-day initiatives as grocery buying or banking. they fight to regain independence, self-sufficiency, and identity.
Drawing upon study on trauma, restoration, coping, and stigma, the authors weave a nuanced textile of grief, loss, resilience, wish, and aspiring to give you the richest account thus far of the struggles confronted via humans striving to reclaim their lives after years of wrongful incarceration.
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Life after Death Row: Exonerees' Search for Community and Identity (Critical Issues in Crime and Society) by Saundra D. Westervelt,Kimberly J. Cook