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Typologies of prisoners

Rowe, Abigail (2007). Typologies of prisoners. In: Jewkes, Yvonne and Bennett, Jamie eds. Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment. Cullompton: Willan, pp. 300–302.

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Typologies of prisoner roles within inmate society were a major preoccupation of prison sociology in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. They formed an integral part of analyses of prisoner subcultures, which was the dominant theme in prison sociology at this time. They seek to define, and in some cases explain or predict, prisoners' mode of adaptation to imprisonment.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2007 Willan Publishing
Keywords: prisons; punishment; classification of prisoners
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 18942
Depositing User: Abigail Rowe
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2009 11:32
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2017 09:50
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