Doing Violence, Concepts of Masculinity, and Biographical Subjectivity - Three Case Studies

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dc.contributor Kriminologisches Forschungsinstitut Niedersachsen e.V. (KFN)
dc.contributor.author Bereswill, Mechthild
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-08T13:25:50Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-08T13:25:50Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.other 517557584 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10900/85513
dc.identifier.uri http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:21-dspace-855136 de_DE
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15496/publikation-26903
dc.description.abstract The paper focuses on the relationship between gender and violence in context of prison interaction. Theoretical it criticises concepts which link masculinity to violence in a general way. These concepts are challenged by a psychosocial concept of gender and a biographical approach. To understand the correspondence between the prison institution, patterns of masculinity reproduced in there, and the biographical meaning violence in prison has from the perspective of young men today, a sensible concept of gender is nessecary. A systematically view on the conflicting and context-bounded dimensions of male subjectivity opens the way not only to insights on an individual level. These insights are shown by hermeneutic case-interpretations and by comparing cases. Three case studies, stemming from qualitatve interviews with young prisoners in juvenile detention centers in Germany, represent different ways of dealing with violence, connected with different biographical processes and conflicts of adolescence and male autonomy. en
dc.language.iso en de_DE
dc.publisher Universität Tübingen de_DE
dc.subject.classification Gewalt , Männlichkeit , Fallstudiensammlung de_DE
dc.subject.ddc 360 de_DE
dc.title Doing Violence, Concepts of Masculinity, and Biographical Subjectivity - Three Case Studies en
dc.type Report (Bericht) de_DE
utue.publikation.fachbereich Kriminologie de_DE
utue.publikation.fakultaet Kriminologisches Repository de_DE
utue.opus.portal kdoku de_DE
utue.publikation.source Forschungsberichte des Kriminologischen Forschungsinstituts Niedersachsen; (2002) 85

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