Being in nothingness: The adolescents experience of imprisonment

Zvi Eisikovits, Edna Guttmann

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This paper examines the existential experience of adolescents in prison. Qualitative, in-depth interviews have been undertaken to explore the dimensions of time, space, and "others" which come together in what Novak called, the "experience of nothingness.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)89-107
Number of pages19
JournalChild and Youth Services
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 17 Feb 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)


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