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Sterben im geschlossenen Vollzug: inhaltliche und methodische Herausforderungen für die Forschung

Type of publication Peer-reviewed
Publikationsform Original article (peer-reviewed)
Author Marti Irene, Hostettler Ueli, Richter Marina,
Project End-of-Life in prison: legal context, institutions and actors
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Original article (peer-reviewed)

Journal . Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Kriminologie
Volume (Issue) 13(1)
Page(s) 26 - 43
Title of proceedings . Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Kriminologie


This paper focuses on the research project End-of-life in prison: legal context, institutions and actors ( and brings together an illustration of the current state of research on EOL in prison with a discussion of related methodological and practical problems of research in the context of medium security prisons in Switzerland. In addition, the cooperation between institutions of the prison system and the research team is discussed. Summary: Research project End-of-life in prison, death, medium security prisons, end-of-life in prison, National Research Programme «End of Life» (NRP67).