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Hypermasculinity and Incarceration: Exploring Barriers to Rehabilitation

Abstract Corrections has a rich history centered around rehabilitation and its obtainability, and has seen the pendulum swing back and forth between rehabilitative and punitive policies. Currently, there is an emphasis on evidence-based practices which provides a unique opportunity to assess gaps in the rehabilitation literature as a means to ensure that rehabilitative-oriented policies are part of the forefront of corrections. One notable gap in the corrections and rehabilitation literature is that research has not assessed what influences meaningful participation in rehabilitative programming during incarceration. Past research has acknowledged that there is an inmate code, characterized heavily by hypermasculinity, that negatively influences beha... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Morse, Stephanie Jean (Author) / Wright, Kevin A. (Advisor) / Telep, Cody W. (Committee member) / Young, Jacob T.N. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Criminology / Corrections / Hypermasculinity / Inmate Code / Rehabilitation
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 71 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Criminology and Criminal Justice 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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