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2. Why does DeLisi et al (2006) claim that there is no correlation between pre-prison gang membership and prison violence?

  • Gang members assert power through dominance, but without violence
  • Violent gang members ate isolated from general population
  • Gang members just want to get their sentence over and done with

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

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

4. 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

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

  • Only link was increased level of luxuries led to decreased aggression
  • 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


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