institutional Aggression

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Institutional Aggression
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What does the Importation (IMP) model state?
This model states that it is the different characteristics of ppl in institutions that affects the likelihood of AB occurring within them.
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What does the Deprivation (DEP) model state?
This model states that it is the prison setting itself that causes the increased AB. Factors such as the experience of prison (stress) and 'pains of imprisonment' (e.g freedom loss)
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What is the Inverted-U-Hypothesis developed by Matthews et al 1979?
States there is a curvilinear relationship between the levels of crowding in institutions and tendency to exhibit AB.
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Describe the Inverted-U Hypothesis further?
As the levels of crowding increase, so does freq. of AB, but only up to an 'optimum' point, after which any further crowding leads to a decrease in AB.
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How did McCorkle (1995) challenge the IMP model?
He stated that the IMP model fails to provide any IRL suggestions of how to manage prison violence.
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What is Deindividuation?
This is when ppl lose their sense of individual identity, normally ppl do not want to be blamed for their actions, in crowds etc (lack of social restraints), personal responsibility is 'less', ppl follow group rather than personal norms.
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What issues are there with research?
Full explanations are not given with either model, free will is ignored, cultural validity, gender/race/age bias, socially sensitive data, unreported AB
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