3 types of convict subculture

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Luciieee
  • Created on: 02-04-15 16:13
View mindmap
  • 3 types of Convict Subculture
    • Criminal/Theft
      • Values = no betrayal and being trustworthy
      • Would refer to other criminals for code of behaviour
    • Convict
      • Have spent most of their life in prison
      • Want to gain status and influence within prison
      • Most likely to be aggressive
        • Deprived before entering prison and bring values of subculture into prison
    • Conventional/ "Straight"
      • One-time offenders
      • Least likely to be aggressive
      • Reject other cultures and identify more with staff
  • Most likely to be aggressive
    • Deprived before entering prison and bring values of subculture into prison

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »See all Aggression resources »