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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City
Book Review: Alice Goffman, On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City. New York: Picador, 2014. ISBN: 978-1250065667 (Paperback). 279 Pages. $16.00.[Article copies available for a fee from TheExpand
Guards Gone Wild: A Self-Report Study of Correctional Officer Misconduct and the Effect of Institutional Deviance on “care” within the Texas Prison System
Although the study of deviance has been prevalent in the criminal justice literature, there is very little discussion as to the types of deviant acts committed by correctional employees. This may beExpand
A Qualitative Assessment of Registered Female Sex Offenders
The effect that the sex offender registry has had on female sex offenders in two states is explored and many of the stigmatization processes described by Braithwaite were applicable to the interviewed women. Expand
Crossing the Line: A Quantitative Analysis of Inmate Boundary Violators in a Southern Prison System
The majority of current research on inappropriate relationships between correctional staff and inmates involves a qualitative approach. This study sought to provide a quantitative analysis of theseExpand
‘There were ethical dilemmas all day long!’: harrowing tales of ethnographic researchers in criminology and criminal justice
Abstract While there have been many ethnographies published within the disciplines of criminology and criminal justice, very few studies have examined actual field researchers who have successfullyExpand
prison guard predators: an analysis of inmates who established inappropriate relationships with prison staff, 1995-1998
Recently, media accounts have shed light on a number of correctional employees who were terminated for engaging in "inappropriate relationships" with prisoners. This study employed face-to-faceExpand
A Woman Doing Life: Notes from a Prison for Women, 2nd Edition
Book Review: Erin George, A Woman Doing Life: Notes from a Prison for Women, 2nd Edition. Edited by Robert Johnson and Alison B. Martin. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780199935888Expand
women on the wing : inmate Perceptions about female Correctional Officer Job Competency in a Southern Prison System *
Much of the current research on female correctional officers examines attitudes of prison staff about the ability of female correctional officers to perform prison job duties. This study seeks toExpand
Guards as Embezzlers: The Consequences of “Nonshareable Problems” in Prison Settings
ABSTRACT Some correctional employees end their careers in disgrace by engaging in “inappropriate relationships” with inmates. This study employed face-to-face interviews with thirty-two inmateExpand