Essays about: "prisons"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the word prisons.

  1. 1. From ‘Nordic Exceptionalism’ to ‘Swedish Expansionism’

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : John Lowe; [2021]
    Keywords : narrative criminology; Nordic exceptionalism; punishment; prisons; policing; political narratives; gangs; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The recent growth of the Swedish prison population and police force suggests a stark reversal from the small, rehabilitation oriented criminal justice system described in the “Nordic penal exceptionalism thesis.” This paper is based on a narrative analysis of documents published by the Government Offices of Sweden in the collection titled “A Safer Sweden” from 2013 to 2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. Maintaining the Prison-Industrial Complex: Private Actors and Power : A Multi-Dimensional Power Analysis of CoreCivic and The GEO Group    

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linnéa Sturmhoefel Warnberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Prison-Industrial Complex; Power; Private Prisons; CoreCivic; The GEO Group;

    Abstract : Several scholars have studied the Prison-Industrial Complex (PIC) since the late 1990s. However, there is a lack of research on how private actors profiting from the PIC, such as private prisons, are maintaining and sustaining it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Yoga in prison. A progressive development for prison health and rehabilitation?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Emma Louise Caitlin Pettifor; [2021]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Drawing together the right to health in prison, and the understanding that yoga has numerous positive impacts on health, this paper explores the potential for using yoga as a way to improve prison conditions and experience from a human rights perspective. Secondary literature is used to answer two research questions: whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for realising international health standards in prisons and whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for rehabilitation in prisons. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children in Prison: Contemplating Processes and Decisions to Separate the Children from their Mothers in Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : KATO Francis; [2020-03-13]
    Keywords : Prison; imprisoned mothers; staff; Children; living alongside their imprisoned mother s ; views about separation; Separation process and decision; Uganda Prisons Act 2006.;

    Abstract : Introduction and context: With the number of imprisoned women who also double as mother continue to grow, so has the number of innocent children accompanying their mother behind bars. Around the World, different countries have approached this issue in different ways within their respective national policy and legal frameworks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Discourses on Prison Education. A comparative analysis of prison education policies of the UK, Norway and Ireland

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Kiki Maleika Qiu; [2020]
    Keywords : prison education; policy; critical pedagogy; critical adult education; neoliberalism; critical discourse analysis; United Kingdom; Norway; Ireland;

    Abstract : Prisoners constitute one of the most marginalized groups of society and prison education as a field remains under-researched and under-theorized (Szifris et al., 2018). Regarding European policy documentation it “has been surprisingly invisible” (Czerniawski, 2016, p. 202). READ MORE