Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: Is it Even an Offender Rehabilitation Option in Africa?
- Advanced Journal of Social Science
Conjugal rights issue in prisons is indeed an old debate. This article reviewed the literature on the genesis of prisoners’ conjugal visits programme, its global prevalence and the scholarly debate…
Inmate attitudes toward the conjugal visitation program in Mississippi prisons: An exploratory study
The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast attitudes of Mississippi inmates who participate in a conjugal visitation program with inmates who do not participate in such a program. Logistic…
Conjugal Visits in Prisons Discourse: The Prisoners’ Voice in Malawi
- IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences
The issue of possible provision of prisoners’ conjugal rights in jurisdictions not yet allowing them, such as Malawi, is still an intricate debate amongst the stakeholders. However, the most…
What We Have Learned from Studying Prison Sex
For the last eighty years, researchers have been studying sexuality in prison. Unfortunately, they have often been viewed with skepticism by their colleagues, correctional administrators, and…
Benefits and risks of conjugal visits in prison: A systematic literature review.
- MedicineCriminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH
The balance of evidence about conjugal visiting is positive, but there is little of it, and stable family relationships have, elsewhere, been associated with desistance from crime, the contribution of conjugal visit to these should be better researched.
The End of the Mississippi Experiment With Conjugal Visitation
On February 1, 2014, an end came to what had been termed the “Mississippi Experiment”—Conjugal visitation in the state’s prisons. What had begun as a practice to control inmates and provide them an…
A Warm Touch in a Cold Cell
- MedicineInternational journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology
Female inmates perceive conjugal visits as a significant and positive program in the prison, and these visits ease their pains of imprisonment and help to strengthen their relationships with their partners.
Conclusions: hard and soft situational prison control
Does Participation in Conjugal Visitations Reduce Prison Violence in Mississippi? An Exploratory Study
- Sociology, Psychology
Few studies have examined the relationship between participation in conjugal visitation programs and threats of or actual violent behavior facilities. In the present study, 256 men and women…
The Conjugal Visit at Mississippi State Penitentiary
The Mississippi State Penitentiary is located in Sunflower County on the old Parchman plantation. Parchman, as the institution is called, is probably the world's largest penal farm system. Although a…