Welzer-Lang D. Se dépouiller et se parer, échanger et mettre en scène [Texte intégral]. If we add the pioneering work of Anthony Scaccothe dominant perspective is that of incarcerated male sexuality explored through the prism of violence. While the first Canadian Criminal Code reflected the dominance of religious discourse since the founding of the colony, from Preferred over homosexual except in clinical contexts or references to sexual activity s, it was supplanted by a medical discourse that pathologized homoerotic behaviors.
Suivez-nous Flux RSS. The ethnographic study carried out in the s by Joseph Fishman had already revealed a very clear opposition within the male prisons of New York between inmates considered passive who for the most part had been arrested for homosexuality and labeled fagspansies or fairiesand the other men considered active, described as top men or wolves, who used and abused the former.
While this type of violence remains scarce among female prisoners, it is particularly difficult to document sexual violence committed by correctional staff. The richness of the data gathered allows us to deepen and complete the analyses carried out so far essentially through qualitative studies.
These different expectations, linked to certain gender stereotypes, create a complex game between young people and professionals. Rafter N. Van Wormer K. This preoccupation served to justify the establishment of a regime of solitary confinement.