The thesis for this study is that structural racism within the U.S. criminal system causes Black mothers to assume the emotional work of caring for incarcerated sons. This project was designed using an interpretive approach that employed a combination of qualitative and auto-ethnographic methods, drawing on grounded theory principle. Six interviews were conducted with mothers in order to gain in-depth insight into their lived experiences.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 51-54)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Social justice and human rights