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Life after Life Imprisonment$
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Catherine Appleton

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199582716

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.001.0001

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Investigating Life after Life Imprisonment

Investigating Life after Life Imprisonment

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Life after Life Imprisonment
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Catherine A Appleton

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0003

This chapter investigates ‘life after life imprisonment’ among a cohort of released discretionary life-sentenced prisoners and discusses the methodological and ethical issues arising from it. It also explores a number of ethical issues associated with studying the process of resettlement and desistance, examines the methods employed for both qualitative and quantitative analysis, and highlights some of the demographic and social characteristics of the cohort of released discretionary life-sentenced offenders.

Keywords:   life imprisonment, discretionary life-sentenced prisoners, resettlement, desistance, social characteristics

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