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Unlocking dimensions of social capital in the prison setting

Lafferty, Lise; Treloar, Carla; Butler, Tony; Guthrie, Jillian; Chambers, Georgina


Background: Social capital has been shown to be a valuable resource for improving health outcomes. However, it has received little attention in the prison setting. Dimensions of social capital in mainstream society are likely to function differently among inmates in prison. This study seeks to identify and understand social capital dimensions among incarcerated men living with hepatitis C. Methods: In-depth interviews were conducted across three correctional centres in New South Wales with 30...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Health and Justice
DOI: 10.1186/s40352-016-0040-z
Access Rights: Open Access


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