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‘I am a person who works’: The stigmatised prisoner identity and the work self as redeemer (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Pandeli, J. (2018, September). ‘I am a person who works’: The stigmatised prisoner identity and the work self as redeemer. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference 2018

Based on the findings of a ten-month ethnography of prisoners incarcerated in a British prison, this paper addresses how prisoners negotiate between two divergent identities, the criminal self and the work self to manage stigma. Two categories of pri... Read More about ‘I am a person who works’: The stigmatised prisoner identity and the work self as redeemer.

Teabags, tools and getting my hands dirty: The female outsider in the total (male) institution (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Pandeli, J. (2015, August). Teabags, tools and getting my hands dirty: The female outsider in the total (male) institution. Paper presented at Ethnography Symposium 2015

This paper discusses the complex role that gender plays for the female researcher in a male prison. I reflect on how gender influenced my research outcomes and my experience of the field by drawing on ethnographic research in a total (male) instituti... Read More about Teabags, tools and getting my hands dirty: The female outsider in the total (male) institution.