Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews42 6— The Annals of the American Academy, 41— Carceral intimacies provides a framework for integrating structural analyses of sexualities within understandings of the total institution in support of movements for sexual and racial justice in carceral settings and beyond.
Goffman, E. Cohen, C. Western, B. Interviews were conducted in private rooms at a downtown San Francisco State University office and a community field site in Oakland by two Black male-identified interviewers.
Because bisexual identity is a normative construct, often racialized to denote white sexualities, that does not reflect any stable underlying state — and indeed can often be used to delimit the rich contextual understandings of sexuality that we hoped to generate - our recruitment was based on eligibility criteria of sexual practice, rather than asking people whether they cohered to a culturally imposed sexual identity label.
And he died you know and it was - it was sad. Men in these interviews described gendered codes, practices, and regulatory strategies that they negotiated through sexual practices amidst complex sexual and social hierarchies in carceral settings.