Hearts in the Wasteland: Redeeming the Moral Self in Corrections
The researcher of this qualitative study is Allison M. Hicks who received her Ph.D from University of Colorado. Her specializations include corrections, symbolic interactions and qualitative methodology for researches about sociology and criminal justice. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Alfred University, New York.
The research paper entitled ‘Heart in the Wasteland: Redeeming the Moral Self in Corrections was done to appraise the emotional culture of prisons as observed by the prison chaplains, in a place where conflicting expectations and split loyalties are present. The chaplains’ assumptions about the inmates’ emotions explain their own strategies regarding interpersonal Continue reading...