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Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

James B Waldram

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This is a detailed ethnographic study of a therapeutic prison unit in Canada for the treatment of sexual offenders. Utilizing extensive interviews and participant observation over an eighteen-month ... More


Her Choice: Two Paths Leading to the Same Destination

Denise Carson

in Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251083
eISBN:
9780520949416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251083.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a narrative of the author whose mother was suffering from cancer. The author recollects the memories of one of her visits along with her mother to the Kenneth Norris Cancer Hospital ... More


A Man Who Needs No Introduction

James B. Waldram

in Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter recounts an inmate’s experience during a “high-intensity” treatment program for sexual offenders designed according to the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) ... More


Goin’ Down with the “Hounds”

James B. Waldram

in Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the nature of the therapeutic prison within the context of power relations that affect the inmates’ experience of treatment. Prisons are places of both panoptic and synoptic ... More


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