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Deprivation of Freedom, Deprivation of Dignity? Understanding Incarceration Violence
preprintposted on 05.12.2018, 21:28 by Catarina Frois
This article examines male inmates’ experiences and narratives on violence in prison confinement, namely in its discriminatory, physical, and psychological dimensions and impacts. Departing from the idea deprivation of freedom-deprivation of dignity, the article explore how inmates are simultaneously agents and subjects of violence, the way they evaluate and understand their crimes and their victims, and lastly, how prison fails to secure and maintain fundamental rights.
Keywords: prison confinement, dignity, discrimination, violence, abuse
Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia; Gerda Henkel Foundation
Declaration of conflicts of interestNo Conflicts
Corresponding author firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead author countryPortugal
Lead author job roleHigher Education Lecturer
Lead author institutionISCTE - Lisbon University Instituto
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