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Author Crawley, Elaine.
Title Doing prison work : the public and private lives of prison officers / Elaine Crawley.
Imprint Cullompton, Devon, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan, 2004.

Author Crawley, Elaine.
Subject Prisons -- Officials and employees -- England.
Prison wardens -- England.
Prison administration -- England.
Prisons -- England.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 281 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-272) and index.
Contents 1. Setting the scene : the research in context -- 2. Research methods -- 3. Learning the rules, managing feelings : becoming a prison officer -- 4. Them and us? : how officers see prisoners -- 5. Emotion and performance : the presentation of self in prisons -- 6. When things go wrong : suicide and conflict -- 7. How prison officers see their work, themselves and each other -- 8. Bringing it all back home? : stories of husband and wives -- 9. Conclusions : doing prison work.
Summary "Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in different types of prisons (and drawing form interviews with prison officers' partners and children as well as prison officers themselves), this book will be essential reading for all those with an interest in prisons and the day-to-day interactions and relationship that take place behind their walls."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781135991678 (electronic bk.)
1135991677 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 463190559
Additional Format Print version: Crawley, Elaine. Doing prison work. Cullompton, Devon, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan, 2004 1843920352 (DLC) 2005273741 (OCoLC)52919998

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