Essay

The Impact of Gender Entrapment on Black Women

3 pages | 620 words

In this essay, I will be discussing the term gender entrapment and how this affects black women in society. The term was coined by Beth Richie in her book 'Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America's Prison Nation'. In Richie's book, she explains how black women are more likely to be seen as deviant and how this affects their social control. I will be discussing the concept of gender entrapment and how this contributes to the high rates of incarceration for black women.

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