By Michael Weinrath

regardless of falling crime charges, extra rights for inmates, and higher education for correctional officials, Canada’s prisons are overflowing, and outbreaks of violence proceed to snatch headlines. making use of Goffman’s body conception and drawing on interviews with inmates and correctional officials in provincial and federal prisons, Michael Weinrath bargains an exceptional examine how inmates and officials understand themselves, their relationships with others, and new advancements and ongoing matters in prisons, together with boundary violations by means of officials and the increase of criminal gangs. even though growth has been made, prisons remain suffering from difficulties that hinder inmates from forging confident relationships between themselves and with correctional officers.

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