Friendship and Social Relations

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

Friendship and Social Relations

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This chapter describes the structure of social relationships within the prison. It explains the bases and nature of prison friendships and interpersonal loyalties and affiliations. It also explains the relationships between primary and secondary social groups, focusing on ethnic and race relations within the prison.

Keywords: social relationships; friendship; loyalties; affiliations; social groups; ethnic relations; race relations

Chapter.  26609 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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