Recapturing freedom : issues relating to the release of long-term prisoners into the community (Book, 2008) [Portland Community College Library]
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Recapturing freedom : issues relating to the release of long-term prisoners into the community

Author: Dot Goulding
Publisher: Sydney : Hawkins Press, [2008]
Series: Institute of Criminology monograph series, no. 24.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recapturing Freedom is about the experience of long-term prisoners as they prepare for release. Dot Goulding shows the connection between the institutionalisation that strips inmates of their identity in order to make them tractable, and their subsequent, all-too-common failure to cope with life on the outside." "Her book is based on extensive in-depth interviews with male and female prisoners. Recurring themes are  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dot Goulding
ISBN: 9781876067182 1876067187
OCLC Number: 191755364
Description: viii, 192 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Context of the Book --
2. The Prison Experience --
3. Patterns of Surveillance and Control --
4. Violence and Brutality in Prison --
5. Recapturing Freedom? --
6. Reflections, Recommendations, Radical Change --
Appendix A. Research Design Doing qualitative research: understanding the everyday world of the long-term prisoner --
Appendix B. Interview Schedule --
Preliminary Inside Prison --
Appendix C. Interview Schedule --
Follow up Post Release.
Series Title: Institute of Criminology monograph series, no. 24.
Responsibility: Dot Goulding ; foreword by David Brown.

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This book is about the prison experience, relating the stories of several long-term prisoners in the days leading up to their release and through their struggles to cope with life on the outside. The  Read more...
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