Building Resilience of Returning Citizens: Creative ways to survive prison and thrive outside without crime

@inproceedings{Gamman2015BuildingRO,
  title={Building Resilience of Returning Citizens: Creative ways to survive prison and thrive outside without crime},
  author={Lorraine Gamman and Adam Thorpe},
  year={2015}
}
Ideas about law and criminality are made and read in history, often linked to contestation, ethics, status and power. A 18criminal 19 is not just a simple description of those who commit crime, but also a toxic label. As the philosopher Foucault (1982) describes, such definitions are part of a powerful 18discourse 19 that informs subjectivity, cultural norms and values. Consequently, 18criminal 19 is not an easy label to ignore, yet 18criminality 19 or 18offending 19 does not define a person… CONTINUE READING

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