Institutional Aggression

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1. What did McCorkle et al find?

  • Best indicator of violence among juvenile offenders was pre-institutional violence regardless of nay situational factors
  • Overcrowding, lack of privacy and meanifuly activity all significantly influenced peer violence
  • Increases levels of space didnt increase level of violent incidents
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2. What did Poole & Regoli (1983)

  • Best indicator of violence was those who go less yard time
  • Best indicator of violence was pre-institutional violence, not situational
  • Best indicator of violence was more than 2 people in one cell

3. Why is Harer & Steffeinmeiser (2006) influential?

  • It is a quite recent study
  • The patterns they found reflected US society
  • They used a reliable method
  • It was conducted in a large prison

4. What did Fischer (2001) find that supports DeLisi (2006)?

  • Isolation gang members in special management units reduces rates of violence by 100%
  • Isolation gang members in special management units reduces rates of violence by 5%
  • Isolation gang members in special management units reduces rates of violence by 50%
  • Isolation gang members in special management units reduces rates of violence by 60%

5. What did Paterline & Peterson (1999)

  • Deprivation Model
  • Importation Model
  • Hovland-Yale Model
  • E-L Model

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