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2. What did DeLisi et al (2006) find?

  • The only reason why there was prison violence was due to deprivation of luxuries
  • Inmates with prior street gang membership were no more likely to engage in violence than other inmates
  • There was a strong link between pre-prison gang membership and prison violence

3. What does the importation model suggest?

  • Prisoners bring their own personalities, traits and opinions into prisons with them which affects how they act in prison
  • Being deprived of luxuries in prison is the cause of violence
  • Violence is due to race

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

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

5. What did Wilson (2010) find?

  • No link between deprivation and aggression
  • Moving prisoners to rooms with a window, lowered temperature and radio led to decresed violence
  • Putting inmates in very very small rooms reduced aggression


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