publication . Article . 2016

Rehabilitation in Principle and Practice: Perspectives of Inmates and Officers

Yanique A. Anderson; Linda Gröning;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Faculty of Law, University of Bergen
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
<jats:p>This article addresses rehabilitation, its conceptualisation by officers and inmates, and its expression in practice within a select Norwegian prison. It reports on findings from a qualitative interview-based research project conducted as a pilot study, whereby semi-structured interviews were conducted with inmates and officers at the prison. Furthermore, the authors examine the principle of rehabilitation as it follows from Norwegian law and assess how it is implemented in practice in a Norwegian prison. The preliminary findings from the study reveal factors—such as inmate isolation and mental health challenges, drug use, unequal treatment, and limited ...
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free text keywords: Criminal law and procedure, K5000-5582, Norwegian, language.human_language, language, Prison, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Medicine, business.industry, business, Medical education, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Rehabilitation, medicine.medical_treatment, Mental health
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publication . Article . 2016

Rehabilitation in Principle and Practice: Perspectives of Inmates and Officers

Yanique A. Anderson; Linda Gröning;