Fatherhood, Breadwinning, and Search for Respect The Mandates of Manhood within and without prison

Lead Research Organisation: University of Bristol
Department Name: Sch for Policy Studies


This in an ethnographic study examining the the role fatherhood, breadwinning and crime in Mexico. The objectives of the research stud are to understand:
1) the mandates of masculinity as observed inside a penitentiary centre (with a focus on notions of respect,
breadwinning, and fatherhood) and their relation to inmates' efforts toward reintegration;
2) the ongoing negotiations of the mandates of masculinity, both inside and outside of prison, and their
implications in preventing violence;
3) the role of informal economy in the reintegration process.


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
ES/P000630/1 01/10/2017 30/09/2027
2573115 Studentship ES/P000630/1 01/10/2021 30/09/2025 Monica Berenice Sanchez Hernandez