The Telegraph reviews Bad Girls

‘Caitlin Davies’ revealing account of the jail’s 164-year history offers overwhelming evidence for her thesis, that ‘ever since Holloway opened, women have been held up to different standards: were they good wives and mothers, did they know their place?’..(She) makes a good case for the prison’s role as ‘a graduating university for militants’…(and) digs into the practical problems of women’s prisons: periods, pregnancy and childbirth.’ Helen Brown, The Telegraph