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Institutional Aggression




Institutional aggression is aggressive behaviour that has become the norm within an institution.

There are 2 types of factors that are used to explain institutional aggression:

Dispositional factors (The Importation Model)
-Proposes institutional aggression occurs because of the individual characteristics of the…

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Demographic variables- seem to influence aggression. Studies in America have shown
non-white and younger prisoners more likely to be aggressive. Kane & Janus- because it is
these groups that are separated from mainstream social norms which promote pro social
behaviour- live in subcultures where…

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He outlined 5 deprivations that he believes arise from becoming an inmate that lead to
prisoners becoming aggressive to release stress and gain control over the social order
imposed on them.








Deprivation of Liberty The prisoner isn't someone who is trusted to live
in…

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Another situational model is THE POPCORN MODEL:

Folger & Skarlicki (1995)

Prisoners become aggressive because of the `heat' applied to them making them pop (act
aggressively)

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