This research seeks to investigate whether Erving Goffman’s (1961) ‘mortification of the self’ is experienced more acutely by Welsh female offenders, owing to the current location of female prison establishments, the nature of their incarceration, and the appropriateness of service provisions.
Start date:October 2015
Research Topic:The Imprisonment of Welsh Women: Impact, identity and change
Research Supervisor:Dr. Kirsty Hudson and Dr. Gareth Thomas
Supervising school:School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC Studentship