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Interrogating religion in prison: Criminological approaches

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Abstract


  • A preliminary exploration of the contemporary literature on imprisonment and religion

    suggests three dominant themes: role/effectiveness; risk/security, and human rights. While these

    themes are interconnected, the literature is broadly characterised by competing and contradictory

    research questions and conclusions. When taken together, this body of criminological work offers a

    complex but partial account of the role of religion in contemporary prisons which does not appear to

    engage with questions about how the provision of religious services is mediated by local prison

    governance structures.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Hanley, N. (2014). Interrogating religion in prison: Criminological approaches. Intergraph: Journal of Dialogic Anthropology, 4 (1), 1-5.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3009&context=sspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2010

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 4

Issue


  • 1

Abstract


  • A preliminary exploration of the contemporary literature on imprisonment and religion

    suggests three dominant themes: role/effectiveness; risk/security, and human rights. While these

    themes are interconnected, the literature is broadly characterised by competing and contradictory

    research questions and conclusions. When taken together, this body of criminological work offers a

    complex but partial account of the role of religion in contemporary prisons which does not appear to

    engage with questions about how the provision of religious services is mediated by local prison

    governance structures.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Hanley, N. (2014). Interrogating religion in prison: Criminological approaches. Intergraph: Journal of Dialogic Anthropology, 4 (1), 1-5.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3009&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2010

Number Of Pages


  • 4

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 5

Volume


  • 4

Issue


  • 1