By Dr Mann Natalie
In his seminal textual content Society of Captives, Gresham Sykes discusses the overall pains of imprisonment to which all prisoners are subjected: the deprivation of liberty, the deprivation of hetero relationships, and the deprivation of autonomy.
Sykes acknowledged that diverse prisoners event those pains otherwise, and accordingly, are affected to a better or lesser measure by means of their time inside.
In this groundbreaking publication, Natalie Mann investigates the concept that except the overall pains of imprisonment mentioned by means of Sykes, yes 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 felony population.
The growing older legal inhabitants is a key instance of a bunch who event extra pains of imprisonment. Their weaker visual appeal, their out of date perspectives and their much less capable our bodies are all components which lead to them experiencing additional difficulties inside felony. it's those extra pains and the ageing men's studies of them, which this booklet addresses.
Framed in the theoretical viewpoint of structuration idea, but additionally drawing on elements of Goffman's interactionism and Bourdieu's inspiration of habitus, this booklet bargains a distinct interpretation of analysis performed with getting old prisoners and their legal officials and exhibits the truth of criminal should you are achieving the tip in their existence course.