University of Edinburgh
Working Title of PhD: The Elderly Population within the Prison System in Chile: Characteristics and Challenges
Year commenced PhD study: 2019
Institution/Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Funding Source: CONICYT (Chilean) Full time
PhD Supervisors: Richard Sparks and Fiona Jamieson
Synopsis of PhD:
The research aims to explore and describe the situation of the elderly population in prison in Chile. This is a qualitative research and the primary method of data collection is in-depth interviews with people over 60 who are being held in prisons in Chile with a narrative approach.