Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 January 2013

296 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199697229

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The Multicultural Prison

Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Coretta Phillips

  • Provides a first-hand account of life 'inside', through extensive observation and interviews with serving prisoners
  • Draws on the sociology of race and ethnicity, race and social policy, and links this to ethnic relations in a prison setting
  • Includes rare discussion of how field researchers' identities and biographies impact on the collection and analysis of prisoner identity data
  • Utilizes rich empirical material drawn from extensive qualitative research in Rochester Young Offenders' Institution and Maidstone prison

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