Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

by Rose Ricciardelli, Dale C. Spencer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317393832
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/06/2017
Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 124
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Rose Ricciardelli is Associate Professor and the Coordinator for Criminology in the Department of Sociology, Memorial University, Canada. Her research interests include risk, vulnerabilities, masculinities, prison culture, desistance, and lived experiences of prisoners, correctional officers, and police officers.

Dale C. Spencer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Law and Legal Studies and the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Carleton University, Canada. His research interests include masculinities, affect, emotions and the body, policing, violence, and Critical Victimology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction…..

2. The Chimeric Sex Offender….

3. Biopolitics, ‘Vulnerability’ and Sex Offenders…

4. Masculinities, Stigma and Failure….

5. Precarity, Exposure, and Violence…

6. Stigma, Sex Offenders, and Correctional Staff…

7. Sex Offenders and the Cultural Politics of Emotions in Prison Environments…

8. Conclusion…

Appendix: Corrections, Qualitative Methods, and Abductive analysis



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