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60 Free Essays on Prison Culture

  1. Siema

    The movie gives an insider’s look at various aspects of prison life. These characteristics include prison culture; specifically guard subculture and inmate subculture. The movie also shows prison adjustment, as initiation, prisonization or institutionalization and rehabilitation. The movie gives...

  2. Subculture

    , violence and gangs. Prison subculture evolved, when doing time wasn't just about doing your time but became an intricate experience of politics, power, domination and overall supremacy. They formed a definite opposition against mainstream culture as its members felt that they have been ostracized and...

  3. The Shawshank Redemption and Sociology

    prison, and shows all the things he needed to do in order to escape the prison without being shot. The movie is filled with shocking events and show different types of sociology. The first way that sociology is shown in the movie “Shawshank Redemption” is how Andy experiences culture shock...

  4. Criminal Justice Workplace Observation

    of leadership, culture, systems, law, and influential stakeholders in prisons. This paper will also focus on the positive or negative influences of each factor and give examples of what management should do to improve the original climate in prisons. The leadership structure in a prison is two...

  5. Hcs/531 Week 3 Technology and Healthcare/ Services

    Criminal Justice Workplace Observation Paper Pammy Ester University of Phoenix CJA/444 August 18, 2012 Robert Smith Criminal Justice Workplace Observation The world without prison would not have a proper criminal justice system. The law and government uses the prisons for punishment when...

  6. Notes on Skrzenecki

    destination? • “Comings and goings” • “Sudden departures” • “For over 2 years we lived like birds of passage…” • “Arrivals of newcomers in busloads from the station” • “Sealed off the highway” How does this refugee camp compare with a prison...

  7. Death Penalty Controversy

    is the cost of Capital punishment. Executions are carried out by the citizens through taxes. According to Death Penalty Facts "it costs far more to execute a person than to keep him or her in prison for life. A 2011 study found that California has spent more than $4 billion on capital punishment...

  8. Criminal Justice Integration Project

    jails, a state penitentiary, or even a federal prison. Cultural Aspects The culture of prison facilities is very important in terms of positive leadership. Culture sets “the values, assumptions and beliefs that drive the way people think and behave at work” (Flaherty-Zonis, 2009). It sets the tone...

  9. Violence in America in the Late 1900's

    situations to name a few. Even with so many factors to violence as a whole, what is the definition to violence? And, why does it play such a huge role in American culture? What are the typical causes? What is seen as the usual conditions associated with the social problems? What are the typical...

  10. Capitalist Punishment

    Capitalist Punishment Our nation is in trouble ‒ our prisons are operating at 41% over capacity across the United States. Serious questions must be answered as to how we are to combat such a problem. It seems that prison overcrowding is becoming more and more acceptable as the status quo of...

  11. Stanford Prison Experiment

    Psychology – Introduction The Stanford Prison Experiment was a study of the behaviour of people when told they are to play a role, and how it psychologically affected them. The study was led by professor of psychology Dr. Phillip Zimbardo at Stanford University. It was funded by the U.S. Office...

  12. The Education of Richard Rodriguez and Malcolm X

    bedroom away from the Spanish sounds of his family (199). Malcolm X's education on the other hand brought him closer to his culture. While in prison, Malcolm X read hundreds, maybe thousands of books, but his favorite books were on the details of black history. Malcolm X once said of his time in...

  13. Gang Culture in Prisons

    Joshua Shipman Gang Culture Continues To Grow The article I chose to read was titled “The Gang Culture Continues to Grow”. This article explained aspects of the gang culture in America, and how it has grown over the years to be bigger and more violent then ever. Gangs have been around for...

  14. Youth

    culture there are three subcategories: 1. Hip- Hop Culture 2. Prison Culture 3. Gang Culture In order to understand at risk and incarcerated youth these three subcategories must be explored and understood. To reach the youth we have to speak the same language, identity without compromise...

  15. Hollywood's Unfair Portrayal of Prison Guards and the Resulting Consequences on Society

    Hollywood’s Unfair Portrayal of Prison Guards and the Resulting Consequences on Society “Popular culture is a fantasy promoting social phenomenon that defines the reality of unknown regions and the nature of their inhabitants for ‘outsiders’.” (Riley) Influences of popular culture on society...

  16. Language in Prison

    Language is a very diverse aspect of each culture and can differ from state to state, city to city, and even community to community. A community that has a very unique language is prison. Prison inmates use a language called argot, which does not make sense to the average person, but is very...

  17. Jails and Prisons

    training in barbering and masonry (MCF-St. Cloud, n.d.). Within any prison setting there are two different cultures at work at the same time. The basic culture of prison is the structured rules that are patrolled at monitored by prison guards and staff (Schmalleger,2011). Beyond the basic standards of...

  18. criminology

    OUTLINE LECTURE 9 VIOLENCE IN PRISONS General descriptions of prison culture acknowledge that within prisons the potential for violence is ever present, but rarely do they explore the consequences of fights and assaults for the prison as a community. They say little about the extent and...

  19. Kim Possoble

    Thomas Cooper 11/6/2013 Journal 8 Finnish vs. U.S. Prison System I found this a very hard compare and contrast assignment. First, the different cultures, as mentioned in the article, play a huge role. Also, there is no mention of whether the Finnish system is privatized as the U.S. system is...

  20. Zimbardo's Prison Experiment

    these boys to what most would hope that they never experience. Even though ethics were observed in halting the experience, I believe it should have been stopped. Our textbook points out the importance of understanding a culture prior to experimenting with it. Prison is definitely a culture and it...

  21. Jails and prisons

    operate several programs that include halfway houses, and centers for work. Inmates that are assigned these facilities are normally at the end of their sentences Jail and Prison culture is an ever-evolving society in the same way society’s culture evolves. Jail and Prisons have the same ethnic...

  22. Prison Rape Elemination Act

    , these victims may become a public safety issue due to the trauma suffered behind bars. Medlock and Cole (2010) also find that BJS statistics placed Texas at the top of the highest reports of guard rapes of inmates. This horrifying pairing evidences a prison culture that expects, supports, and hides...

  23. black pschy

    pitfalls of drug infested, high crime laden communities. There is also an existence of a highly structured gang culture, which has transcended generations from the streets and throughout the prison system. Conclusion: In conclusion, as one can see there are a large number of African...

  24. hacker

    . This can be called, “prison culture and subculture”. Prison subculture develop independently, based on the new social world that inmates must participate or face consequences ranging from physical violence and or homicide. Once an inmate becomes known as a “con” the prison culture starts, inmates now...

  25. Total Quality Management on Prison Services

    the Governor has made and demonstrates that his statement is wrong. We will discuss how TQM culture could improve the organization performance. Lastly, it ends by short conclusion that through TQM approach, a high quality of prison service can be established. 2. THE GOVERNOR‘S ASSUMPTION...

  26. Crime and Violence in America

    extent of violence and creating a “culture of fear.” Politicians, corporations, and advocacy groups can and do profit from creating a culture of fear and use the media to convey a sense of that the nation is wracked by crime, drug abuse, and disease. These fears divert attention and financial resources...

  27. Prison Enviroment

    the institution that ends up allowing drugs and weapons into the facility degrading its performance. The internal environment of a prisons primary influence towards management and custody include the following: the inmate social culture, the prisons physical environment, and prison staff culture...

  28. Behind the Doors of Women in Prison

    ) Abuse and Racism Racism and economic discrimination are linked to sexism in our culture, creating severe inequalities in the court system and the prison system. For example, Black women are twice as likely to be convicted of killing their abusive husbands as white women. Black women, on average...

  29. The Stanford Experiment

    Brenda Lemus Miss Pumphrey AP Psychology 16 September, 2013 The Stanford Prison Experiment More than four decades ago in 1971 a psychologist by the name of Phillip Zimbardo had organized an experiment that would prove how one could change when put in a different environment. Zimbardo’s aim...

  30. Cultural Chnage Analysis

    Cultural Change Analysis Culture is a concept that we as sociologists regard as a central ingredient in human behavior. As an integral part of every society, culture is a powerful concept that creates a feeling of belonging and togetherness among the people of that society. The essential...