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Date of Award


Document Type

Thesis-ISU Access Only

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Department of Criminal Justice Sciences

First Advisor

Dawn Beichner


This document outlines a needs assessment study that was completed on females in jail, specifically those detained in Champaign County Jail. The study focused on what the females perceived their needs to be and how those needs were being met. The researchers focused on a series of questions during face-to-face interviews about the female’s experiences prior to and during incarceration, their families, childhoods and more. All of the data obtained through institutional records and the face-to-face interviews were then analyzed to identify trends in the female’s perceptions of their needs.


Imported from ProQuest BarrettGrundler_ilstu_0092N_10830.pdf


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