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By Natalie Mann

In his seminal textual content Society of Captives, Gresham Sykes discusses the final pains of imprisonment to which all prisoners are subjected: the deprivation of liberty, the deprivation of straight relationships, and the deprivation of autonomy. Sykes regarded that assorted prisoners adventure those pains another way, and for this reason, are affected to a better or lesser measure via their time within. during this groundbreaking booklet, Natalie Mann investigates the concept that except the overall pains of imprisonment mentioned through Sykes, definite features which yes prisoners carry makes them likely to be afflicted by what she phrases time period 'added pains', i.e. the additional problems, deprivations and frustrations which exist inside of yes subsections of the legal inhabitants. The growing older legal inhabitants is a key instance of a gaggle who adventure additional pains of imprisonment. Their weaker visual appeal, their out of date perspectives and their much less capable our bodies are all elements which bring about them experiencing additional difficulties inside of felony. it really is those additional pains and the growing old men's reviews of them, which this e-book addresses. Framed in the theoretical standpoint of structuration conception, but additionally drawing on points of Goffman's interactionism and Bourdieu's proposal of habitus, this publication deals a special interpretation of analysis performed with getting old prisoners and their legal officials and indicates the truth of legal in the event you are attaining the tip in their lifestyles course.

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