Institutional Aggression

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1. What did Allender & Marcell (2003) find?

  • Street gang member offend at high level than counterparts
  • No link between pre-prison gang membership and prison misconduct
  • pre-prison gang membership correlated to a decrease in prison violence
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2. Is DeLisi et al (2006) support or opposition for the importation model?

  • Opposition
  • Support

3. What did Nijman et al (1999) find?

  • Increased levels of personal space didn't actually decrease the level of violent incidents - conditions inst cause of aggression
  • Very strong correlation between personal space and aggression
  • Only link was increased level of luxuries led to decreased aggression

4. What did Harer & Steffeninmeiser (2006) find?

  • Race and violence had no link
  • White inmates had a higher rate of violence but black had a high rate of alcholo and drug abuse
  • Black inmated had higher signficant rates of violence but lower rates of alcohol and drug related conduct than white inmates
  • Nothing significant

5. What did Paterline & Peterson (1999)

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

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