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Prison cultures performance, resistance, desire

Author: Aylwyn Walsh
Publisher: Bristol, UK Chicago, USA Intellect 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prison Cultures offers the first systematic examination of women in prison and performances in and of the institution. Using a feminist approach to reach beyond tropes of "bad girls" and simplistic inside vs. outside dynamics, it examines how cultural products can perpetuate or disrupt hegemonic understandings of the world of prisons. Focusing primarily on the UK and using examples from pop cultures, the book  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aylwyn Walsh
ISBN: 9781789381054 1789381053
OCLC Number: 1225565194
Accession No: (DE-627)1725834561 (DE-599)KXP1725834561
Description: viii, 263 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: IntroductionChapter One: Prison Cultures Habitus and 'Tragic Containment'Chapter Two: Genealogies of Prison as Performance: Towards a Theory of Simulating the CageChapter Three: Trauma, Strategies and Tactics: Problems of Performance in PrisonChapter Four: Race, Space and ViolenceChapter Five: Prison Lesbians: Screening Intimacy and DesireChapter Six: Performance through Prison: Institutional Ghosts and Traces of the TraumaticParadoxes of Prison CulturesBibliography
Responsibility: Aylwyn Walsh.
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Prison Cultures offers the first systematic examination of women in prison and performances in and of the institution. Using a feminist approach to reach beyond tropes of 'bad girls' and simplistic  Read more...

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'This book provides an incisive and innovative analysis of carceral environments that challenges the common sense of prison cultures. Walsh deploys a radical and feminist sensibility to uncover not Read more...

 
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