TITLE

Challenges of Conducting Research in Prisons

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
National Institute of Justice Journal;Mar2012, Issue 269, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges faced by researchers when conducting research in prisons and correctional institutions. It states that research could be difficult in a prison system which is a self-contained environment wherein activities are tightly monitored and regulated, and prisoners are regarded as vulnerable. It adds that researchers also face heightened scrutiny from the institutional boards regarding the informed consent and voluntary participation of prisoners.
ACCESSION #
76131343

 

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