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dc.contributor.author Bannister, Christian B. en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-23T19:42:36Z en
dc.date.available 2016-06-23T19:42:36Z en
dc.date.issued 2016 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/172967 en
dc.description.abstract This thesis investigates the historical and political influence of prison rape legislation in the United States and the effect of prison rape on the sexual health and well-being of male inmates. I examined a series of case studies using content analysis, quantitative data provided by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the personal accounts of three former inmates. My findings suggest that the institutional erasure of consensual intercourse is the result of a prison rape narrative that seeks to politically eradicate the sexual autonomy of inmates through a system of violence. The analysis seeks to critique current prison reform policies and offers insight into the process of prisonization and sexual encounters. Understanding the complexities of inmate sexual assault and consensual intercourse is imperative in the implementation of prison-based sexual health reform and in the advancement of international standards of prisoner rights. en
dc.format.extent viii, 39 leaves en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher San Francisco State University en
dc.rights Copyright by Christian B. Bannister, 2016 en
dc.source AS36 2016 HMSX .B36 en
dc.title Prison reform and the male body : the erasure of consent en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.contributor.department Sexuality Studies en


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