The Ethnography of Prisons and Penal Confinement

  title={The Ethnography of Prisons and Penal Confinement},
  author={Manuela Ivone Cunha},
  journal={Annual Review of Anthropology},
  • M. Cunha
  • Published 21 October 2014
  • Sociology
  • Annual Review of Anthropology
Centered on the ethnography of prisons and field research on penal confinement, this review maps out current developments and characterizes them in relation to key themes that shaped earlier approaches. Further internationalizing the ethnographic discussion on prisons by broadening the predominant focus on the United States and the English-speaking world, the review is organized around a main line of discussion: the prison–society relation and the articulation between intramural and extramural… 

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