publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016

Concept-Formation, Complexity and Social Domains: Investigating Emotion(s) in a Prison Setting

Knight, Victoria; Layder, Derek;
  • Published: 01 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article reports on an ethnographic study focusing on the impact of in-cell television on prison life in a male adult prison in the UK. Author Layder's social domains model (1997; 2006) and his adaptive analysis (1998; 2014), were used to give shape, meaning and organization to data from interviews with prisoners and staff and also television-use diaries. The research highlighted how television is adopted for its care-giving qualities (Knight 2015; 2016). This article focuses primarily on what prisoners do and what prison does, with emotions. The paper focuses on examining and developing theoretical and methodological conceptual links between self, emotions ...
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free text keywords: Domain Theory, Adaptive Approach, Emotion, Coding, Prison Research, Television, Sociology, Prison, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Concept learning, Social science, Knight, Ethnography, Social psychology
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