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The meaning of place and space in a probation approved premises

Reeves, Carla (2016) The meaning of place and space in a probation approved premises. Howard journal of criminal justice. ISSN 0265-5527 (In Press)

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Abstract

In a previous paper the author explored how the social life of resident offenders in a Probation Approved Premises was structured around social group identities; noting that these groups were reflected in the way space within the institution was used and imbued with meaning. This paper develops on these observations from an ethnographic case study of a Probation Approved Premises, highlighting the interplay between residents’ social and place-identities and the fundamental importance appreciating the meaning of places within the institution has to understanding the cultural experience of being a resident within this criminal justice context.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Probation Approved Premises, hostel, place, space, place-identity, social identity, offender, probation, ethnography, observation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Research in the Social Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Carla Reeves
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2016 13:32
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2016 02:47
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/27386

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