Prisons, State And Violence by Maria Jo GuiaPrisons, State And Violence by Maria Jo Guia

Prisons, State And Violence

byMaria Jo GuiaEditorSilvia Gomes

Hardcover | October 19, 2019

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This book provides a unique analysis of prisons and the violence at work inside them. It not only addresses aspects such as racial discrimination, especially in US prisons, but also gender differences, specific criminal groups operating within prisons, the reintegration processes and its failures. Combining works by various authors, it presents diverse perspectives on prison violence: in countries ranging from the USA to Australia, crossing European countries such as Portugal and Spain, among others, but also specific aspects such as prohibitions on phone calls, the economic crisis, and the current challenges of mass incarceration. As such, it offers a broad overview of several problems relevant to all scholars interested in deepening their understanding of violence in prisons.

Maria João Guia has been a European Commission External Expert in the area of "Security, Liberty and Justice (2014)" after being an alternate member of the Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings. She has been working professionally in criminal investigation, borders and document control in the area of migrations. She is also a...
Title:Prisons, State And ViolenceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:187 pagesPublished:October 19, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030130762

ISBN - 13:9783030130763


Table of Contents

Maria João Guia and Sílvia Gomes, Brief introduction to Prison, State and Violence intersections.- Julie Mestre Brancale and Thomas G. Blomberg, From Mass Incarceration to a Culture of Control.- Loic Wacquant, Class, Race, and Hyperincarceration in Revanchist America (republication).- Anabela Miranda Rodrigues, The welfare culture crisis and the socializing intervention in prison.- Sílvia Gomes, Prison, Ethnicities and State: Establishing theoretical and empirical connections.- Elisa García-España, Prison in Spain and Social Exclusion Policies.- Maria João Guia and Renata Almeida da Costa,  The perceptions of Foreign Organized Crime Groups inside Portuguese Prisons: Cross-problems on "First Capital Command PCC" Brazilian leading cases and constructed stereotypes.- Maria-Fátima Santos, Contested terrains and incubators of violence: Carceral establishments in Post-authoritarian Brazil.- Raquel Matos, Manuela Ivone Cunha and Joana Santos, Foreign National Women Arrested for Drug Trafficking: A Dynamic Socio-Penal Portrait.- Rafaela Granja, Permeable prison walls: social relationships, symbolic violence and reproduction of inequalities.- Lars Breuls and Steven De Ridder, The evolution of the detention of accompanied minors without a residence permit in Belgium.- António Pedro Dores, Nuno Henrique Pontes, Arianna Silvestri and Ricardo Loureiro, Finding a way out of prison: Portugal, a collaborative model.