Sexuality In Prison Research Paper

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Sexual encounters occur among inmates, as well as visitors and institutional staff persons, despite being universally prohibited by institutional policies. For some inmates, sex inside is an extension and continuation of their sexual ways prior to incarceration. Other inmates experience a reshaping and redefinition of sexuality and yet other inmates seemingly discontinue sexual activities while incarcerated. As with sexuality in any setting, there are a number of ways that individuals experience and enact sexuality in prison. Inmates who have entered the confines of correctional facilities must acclimate to their newfound surroundings, which do not socially operate with norms found in the free world. In an attempt to acclimate and survive in

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