The Prisoner Hierarchy

Ben Crewe

in The Prisoner Society

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780199577965
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191702266 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Studies in Criminology

The Prisoner Hierarchy

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This chapter discusses the system of power and status between prisoners. It describes the prisoner hierarchy and untangles its determinants and consequences. It also distinguishes conceptually between recognition respect, instrumental respect, and appraisal respect.

Keywords: power; status; prisoners; prisoner hierarchy; respect; recognition respect; instrumental respect; appraisal respect

Chapter.  22124 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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