Prison Sex

Prison Sex : Practice and Policy

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Sex in prison remains a taboo topic, largely ignored by scientists and society alike. This comprehensive volume explores prison sex, presenting original research on consensual and nonconsensual intercourse, as well as the effects of conjugal visitation policies, HIV/AIDS management, and the treatment of sexually assaulted inmates. The authors also shed light on the sexual hierarchies that form in prisons. The data, interview excerpts, and policy recommendations found throughout the work provide an evocative illustration of U.S. prison systems and their profound effect on society. This study of consensual and nonconsensual prison sex provides an evocative illustration of U.S. prison systems and their profound effect on more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 12.7mm | 294.84g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588260879
  • 9781588260871
  • 2,432,269

Table of contents

Introduction: Life and Sex in Prison - C. Hensley. Slang and the Prison Sexual Hierarchy - T. Castle, C. Hensley, and R. Tewksbury. Nonconsensual Sexual Behavior - J. Kunselman, R. Tewksbury, R. Dumond, and D.A. Dumond. Prison Staff and Male Rape - H. Eigenberg. The Treatment of Sexual Assault Victims - R. Dumond and D.A. Dumond. Training Staff on Inmate Sexual Assault - R. Dumond and D.A. Dumond. Inmates with HIV/AIDS: A Growing Concern - R.L. Gido. Consensual Sexual Behavior - M. Kocheski, C. Hensley, J. Wright and R. Tewksbury. Masturbation - D. McGaughey and R. Tewksbury. Conjugal Visitation Programs: The Logical Conclusion - C. Hensley, S. Rutland and P. more

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"Prison sex is one of the most critical, but often ignored, issues in the U.S. correctional system.... It is refreshing to see a book that puts all the related concerns into place." - Chau-Pu Chiang "An excellent source for anyone seeking information about prisons, as well as prison sex." - Suzanne E. Tallichetshow more

About Christopher Hensley

Christopher Hensley is director of the Institute for Correctional Research and Training and assistant professor of sociology at Morehead State more

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