Human Rights in Prisons: Comparing Institutional Encounters in Kosovo, Sierra Leone and the Philippines (Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology)

Human Rights in Prisons: Comparing Institutional Encounters in Kosovo, Sierra Leone and the Philippines (Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology)

By: Andrew M. Jefferson (author), Liv S. Gaborit (author)Hardback

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Drawing on participatory action research conducted in Sierra Leone, Kosovo and the Philippines, Human Rights in Prisons analyses encounters between rights-based non-governmental organisations and prisons. It explores the previously under-researched perspectives of prison staff and prisoners on their lives and relationships.

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Andrew M. Jefferson is a Senior Researcher at DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture. Liv S. Gaborit is a Research Assistant at DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture.

Contents

1. Introducing Human Rights In Prisons 2. Encountering Ourselves - A Critically Reflexive Practice Research Project 3. First Encounters - Accessing Prisons 4. Close Encounters With Prison Staff 5. Close Encounters With Prisoners 6. Close Encounters Between Prisoners And Prison Staff 7. Critical Encounters 8. What Encounters Count? What Matters?

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/04/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137433763
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9781137433763
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 1137433760

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