The Myth of Prison Rape: Sexual Culture in American Prisons

The Myth of Prison Rape: Sexual Culture in American Prisons

By: Mark S. Fleisher (author), Jessie L. Krienert (author)Paperback

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The Myth of Prison Rape provides a nuanced glimpse into the complex sexual dynamics of the American prison. Drawing on results from the most comprehensive study of inmate sexuality to date, the authors analyze the intricacies of sexuality and sexual violence in daily inmate life. Dynamic case studies and interview excerpts enliven this cultural study of sexuality, safety, and violence in American prisons.

About Author

Mark S. Fleisher is senior research associate and project director at the Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence at Kent State University. A cultural and linguistic anthropologist, he is a former administrator in the Federal bureau of Prisons and is the author or editor of several books. Jessie L. Krienert is associate professor of criminal justice at Illinois State University. Together, Fleisher and Krienert are the editors of Crime and Employment.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Intellectual History of Prison Sexual Culture Chapter 3 Research Design and Methodology Chapter 4 Learning the Rules of Prison Culture Chapter 5 Prison Sexual Culture Chapter 6 The Culture of Sexual Victimization Chapter 7 Safe Zones Chapter 8 Sex and Prison Safety

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742561663
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 218
  • ID: 9780742561663
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 0742561666

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