Hear Our Voices: We’re More than the Hyper-Masculine Label—Reasonings of Black Men Participating in a Faith-Based Prison Programme

  • Geraldine Brown
  • Paul Grant
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology book series (PSIPP)


With them, I find it is all about; baring yourself, empowering yourself, finding yourself, knowing yourself, doing yourself mentally, spiritually. So, it is always going to be hard. (Participant, C)


Black men Masculinity Prison Identity Faith based prison intervention 



Many thanks to the men participating in the DRSCP who generously gave their time to participate in the study. We would also like to thank Elizabeth Bos and Geraldine Brady for their support with the research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geraldine Brown
    • 1
  • Paul Grant
    • 2
  1. 1.Coventry UniversityCoventryUK
  2. 2.BirminghamUK

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