eBook The Palgrave Handbook of Prison Ethnography, 1st Edition

  • Deborah H. Drake
  • Rod Earle
  • J. Sloan
  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1137403888
  • ISBN-13: 9781137403889
  • DDC: 365
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 514 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
General Introduction: What Ethnography Tells Us about Prisons and What Prisons Tell Us about Ethnography.
About Prison Ethnography: Introduction to Part I.
1: Research ‘Inside’ Viewed from ‘Outside’: Reflections on Prison Ethnography.
2: Walking amongst the Graves of the Living: Reflections about Doing Prison Research from an Abolitionist Perspective.
3: Prisons Research beyond the Conventional: Dialogue, ‘Creating Miracles’ and Staying Sane in a Maximum-Security Prison.
4: ‘Get In, Get Out, Go Back?’: Transitioning from Prison Ethnography to Prison Policy Research in Russia.
5: Ethnography of Writings in Prison: Professional Power Struggles Surrounding a Digital Notebook in a Prison for Minors.
6: Closeness, Distance and Honesty in Prison Ethnography.
7: Going in Green: Reflections on the Challenges of ‘Getting In, Getting On, and Getting Out’ for Doctoral Prisons Researchers.
Through Prison Ethnography: Introduction to Part II.
8: Performing Ethnography: Infiltrating Prison Spaces.
9: The Perfume of Sweat: Prison Research through Deleuzian Lenses.
10: Ethnography: Exploring Methodological Nuances in Feminist Research with Men Incarcerated for Sexual Offences.
11: Writing Bad: Prison Ethnography and the Problem of ‘Tone’.
12: Prison Ethnography at the Threshold of Race, Reflexivity and Difference.
13: Finding Secrets and Secret Findings: Confronting the Limits of the Ethnographer’s Gaze.
14: Ethnographic Imagination in the Field of the Prison.
Of Prison Ethnography: Introduction to Part III.
15: Insider Ethnography or the Tale of the Prison Governor’s New Clothes.
16: Changing Hats: Transiting between Practitioner and Researcher Roles.
17: ‘To Thine Own Self Be True’1: Having Faith in the Prison Researcher.
18: Situating the Self in Prison Research: Power, Identity and Epistemology.
19: Re-entry to Prison: Transition from HMP Researcher to ‘Independent’ Researcher.
20: The Ethnographic Practitioner.
For Prison Ethnography: Introduction to Part IV.
21: Global Prison Ethnography.
22: Accessing and Witnessing Prison Practice in Uganda.
23: Deviation and Limitations of (Prison) Ethnography: Postscript to Fieldwork in an Indian Prison.
24: Unique Position: Dual Identities as Prison Researcher and Ex-prisoner.
25: Mixing Detention Cultures: The Belgian–Dutch Case.