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Den jag var, den jag är och den jag blev : en studie om avidentifiering inom anstaltsvården

Jensen, Inger (2003)
School of Social Work
Abstract
The purpose of this essay was to examine how the identity changes during time in prison. I also wanted to look at the processes that makes this change possible. I wanted to examine in what extension those processes are deliberate strategies, or if they are a natural product of life in prison. The methods in this study are interviews with prisoners and personal in two different prisons, and the scientific basis and literature has been the theories of Erwin Goffman considering stigmatization and misidentification. I have come to the conclusion that it is almost impossible not to change during a internment in such an institution as the prison. There are many things in prison life that makes the individual feel small and brought to nothing.... (More)
The purpose of this essay was to examine how the identity changes during time in prison. I also wanted to look at the processes that makes this change possible. I wanted to examine in what extension those processes are deliberate strategies, or if they are a natural product of life in prison. The methods in this study are interviews with prisoners and personal in two different prisons, and the scientific basis and literature has been the theories of Erwin Goffman considering stigmatization and misidentification. I have come to the conclusion that it is almost impossible not to change during a internment in such an institution as the prison. There are many things in prison life that makes the individual feel small and brought to nothing. The normal identity is taken away with rules and regulations that the personal take for granted. (Less)
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author
Jensen, Inger
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organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Social problems and welfare, national insurance, Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring
language
Swedish
id
1357741
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
date last changed
2004-11-08 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this essay was to examine how the identity changes during time in prison. I also wanted to look at the processes that makes this change possible. I wanted to examine in what extension those processes are deliberate strategies, or if they are a natural product of life in prison. The methods in this study are interviews with prisoners and personal in two different prisons, and the scientific basis and literature has been the theories of Erwin Goffman considering stigmatization and misidentification. I have come to the conclusion that it is almost impossible not to change during a internment in such an institution as the prison. There are many things in prison life that makes the individual feel small and brought to nothing. The normal identity is taken away with rules and regulations that the personal take for granted.},
  author       = {Jensen, Inger},
  keyword      = {Social problems and welfare, national insurance,Sociala problem, social välfärd, socialförsäkring},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Den jag var, den jag är och den jag blev : en studie om avidentifiering inom anstaltsvården},
  year         = {2003},
}