h) Working with men in prison [NEW]

Note: Also see this section on "Men, Prisons, Criminology, the Law", including its sub-section on "Men and Prison".


Ansell, Bob. (1986). Working with men in prisons. In Linking Men’s Services: A Conference on Men’s Issues and Services in South Australia, Conference Proceedings, Noarlunga Centre

Blagden, N., & Perrin, C. (2018). The impact of a brief structured intervention on young offenders’ masculine identity: a mixed methods study. Journal of Criminal Psychology, 8(3), 173-186.

Bosco, J., Bondoc, C., Barnert, E. S., & Meza, J. I. (2023). Masculinities and Health in Justice-Involved Youth: Implications for Boys and Young Men of Colour. In Health Promotion with Adolescent Boys and Young Men of Colour: Global Strategies for Advancing Research, Policy, and Practice in Context, Eds. Smith, J. A., Watkins, D. C., and Griffith, D. M. (pp. 207-217). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Cannito, M., & Mercuri, E. (2022). Caring masculinities in prison? Social workers and programs dealing with incarcerated fatherhood. Gender, Work & Organization, n/a(n/a). doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12944

Chen, C. P., & Mastragostino, E. (2021). Counselling approaches to support former gang members in constructing new careers. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 1-15.

Courtenay, Will H., and Don Sabo. (2001). Preventive health strategies for men in prison. In Donald F. Sabo, Terry Allen Kupers and Willie James London. (eds.). Prison Masculinities. Temple University Press

Devilly, G. J., L. Sorbello, L. Eccleston, and T. Ward. (2005). Prison-based peer-education schemes. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 10(2): 219-240.

Devor, Holly. (1988). Teaching Women’s Studies to male inmates. In Tancred-Sheriff, Peta. (ed.). Feminist Research: Prospect and Retrospect, Kingston & Montreal, Canada: Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women.

Deuchar, R., & Weide, R. D. (2019). Journeys in gang masculinity: Insights from international case studies of interventions. Deviant Behavior, 40(7), 851-865.

Deuchar, R., Søgaard, T. F., Kolind, T., Thylstrup, B., & Wells, L. (2016). ‘When you’re boxing you don’t think so much’: pugilism, transitional masculinities and criminal desistance among young Danish gang members. Journal of Youth Studies, 19(6), 725-742.

Duncan, Karen. (2001). ‘Power over violence’: Working with young men in a justice setting. Dulwich Centre Journal. No’s 3 & 4

Katz, Jackson. (2001). Boys are not men: Notes on working with adolescent males in juvenile detention. In D. Sabo, T. Kupers, & W. London. (eds.), Prison Masculinities. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Knox, Jo. (1996). A prison perspective. In Cavanagh, Kate and Cree, Viviene E. (eds.). Working with Men: Feminism and Social Work. London & New York: Routledge

Kupers, Terry A. (2007). Working with men in prison. In The International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities. Ed. M. Flood, J.K. Gardiner, B. Pease, and K. Pringle. Taylor & Francis (pp. 648-649).

Pettus-Davis, C., Renn, T., Lacasse, J. R., & Motley, R. (2018). Proposing a Population-Specific Intervention Approach to Treat Trauma among Men During and after Incarceration.

Pleasants, R. K. (2007). Teaching Young Men in Correctional Education: Issues and Interventions in Male Identity Development. Journal of Correctional Education, 58(3): 249.

Rose, David. (2001). Masculinity, offending and prison-based work. In Bob Pease and Peter Camilleri. (eds.). Working With Men in the Human Services. Sydney: Allen & Unwin

Sabo, Donald F., Terry Allen Kupers, and Willie James London. (eds.). (2001). Prison Masculinities. Temple University Press.
Pt. I. Introduction.
Gender and the Politics of Punishment / Don Sabo; Terry A. Kupers; Willie London.
PART II. Historical Roots and Contemporary Trends.
Penitence for the Privileged: Manhood, Race, and Penitentiaries in Early America / Mark E. Kann.
Race, Gender, and Prison History: From the Convict Lease System to the Supermax Prison / Angela Y. Davis.
Crime, Politics, and Community Since the 1990s / Marc Mauer.
The Elements of Crime / Anthony Thomas.
A World Without Softness / Willie London.
Slave Ship / Steve Fraley.
PART III. The Social Construction of Prison Masculinities.
Doing Time, Doing Masculinity: Sports and Prison / Don Sabo.
Masculinities, Crime, and Prison / James W. Messerschmidt.
Grappling with Issues of Privilege: A Male Prison Worker’s Perspective / David Denborough.
The Culture of Transgression: Initiations into the Homosociality of a Midwestern State Prison / Carl Bryan Holmberg.
Male Prisoners: Privacy, Suffering, and the Legal Construction of Masculinity / Nancy Levit.
Boyz II Men / Horace Bell.
Devil’s Den / Horace Bell.
My Mother Death / Willie London.
Prison Friendships / Derrick Corley.
PART IV. Sexualities, Sexual Violence, and Intimacy in Prison.
Rape and the Prison Code / Terry A. Kupers.
A Million Jockers, Punks, and Queens / Stephen ‘Donny’ Donaldson.
The Story of a Black Punk / Anonymous.
The Wall of Silence: Prison Rape and Feminist Politics / Susanne V. Paczensky.
A Moment / O’Neil Stough.
Caged and Celibate / Mumia Abu-Jamal.
The Phone / Michael Keck.
Be Not So Quick to Judge / Alice.
Reflections / Carlos Hornsby.
Skin Blind / Dan Pens.
Once More I Dream / Stephen Wayne Anderson.
PART V. Men’s Health in Prison.
Preventive Health Strategies for Men in Prison / Will H. Courtenay; Don Sabo.
Sentence - Death by Lethal Infection: IV-Drug Use and Infectious Disease Transmission in North American Prisons / Carol Polych; Don Sabo.
Deliberate Indifference / O’Neil Stough.
Mental Health in Men’s Prisons / Terry A. Kupers.
Night Crier / Rudy Chato Paul, Sr.
PART VI. Prison Reform, Reforming Prison Masculinities.
Scars / Jarvis Masters.
Boys Are Not Men: Notes on Working with Adolescent Males in Juvenile Detention / Jackson Katz.
Support Groups for Men in Prison: The Fellowship of the King of Hearts / Harris Breiman; T. Pete Bonner.
The Anti-Exploits of Men Against Sexism, 1977-78 / Daniel Burton-Rose.
Men Helping Men: Facilitating Therapy Groups for Sex Offenders / Charles J. Sabatino.
Litigation, Advocacy, and Self-Respect / Donald Specter; Terry A. Kupers.
Rehabilitating Prison Labor: The Uses of Imprisoned Masculinity / Christian Parenti.
Reentry: Prospects for Postrelease Success / Lige Dailey, Jr.
For Further Reading.

Salazar, L. F., & Cook, S. L. (2006). Preliminary findings from an outcome evaluation of an intimate partner violence prevention program for adjudicated, African American, adolescent males. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 4(4), 368-385.

Søgaard, T. F., Kolind, T., Thylstrup, B., & Deuchar, R. (2016). Desistance and the micro-narrative construction of reformed masculinities in a Danish rehabilitation centre. Criminology & Criminal Justice, 16(1), 99-118.

Templeton, M., Kelly, C., & Lohan, M. (2019). Developing a Sexual Health Promotion Intervention With Young Men in Prisons: A Rights-Based Participatory Approach. JMIR research protocols, 8(4), e11829.

Vaswani, N., Cesaroni, C., & Maycock, M. (2021). Incarcerated young men and boys: Trauma, masculinity and the need for trauma-informed, gender-sensitive correctional care. In The Palgrave international handbook of youth imprisonment (pp. 355-375). Springer.

Walrath, C. (2001). Evaluation of an Inmate-Run Alternatives to Violence Project: The Impact of Inmate-to-Inmate Intervention. J Interpers Violence, 16(7): 697-711.

Walsh, J. P., & Gerkin, P. (2017). Flipping the Script: Masculinity and Reintegration in a Parolee Mentoring Programme. The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice.