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Human Rights in Prisons

Comparing Institutional Encounters in Kosovo, Sierra Leone and the Philippines

  • Andrew M. Jefferson
  • Liv S. Gaborit

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 1-25
  3. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 26-46
  4. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 47-70
  5. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 71-100
  6. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 101-130
  7. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 131-158
  8. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 159-177
  9. Andrew M. Jefferson, Liv S. Gaborit
    Pages 178-197
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 198-217

About this book

Introduction

Drawing on participatory action research conducted in Sierra Leone, Kosovo and the Philippines, Human Rights in Prisons analyses encounters between rights-based non-governmental organisations and prisons. It explores the previously under-researched perspectives of prison staff and prisoners on their lives and relationships.

Keywords

prison ethnography non-western prisons prison reform anti-torture work practice research critical psychology Kosovo Philippines Sierra Leone criminology human rights Institution organization

Authors and affiliations

  • Andrew M. Jefferson
    • 1
  • Liv S. Gaborit
    • 1
  1. 1.DIGNITY — Danish Institute Against TortureCopenhagenDenmark

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