Institutional aggression

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What are the two explanations of institutional aggression?
The importation model, and The Deprivation model
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What did Irwin and cressey claim about the importation model?
That prisoners brought their own social histories into the prison, influencing their adaptions. prisoners are not seen as blank slates as behaviours imported into the prison enviroment, e.g aggression
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Who supports the importation model? why?
Harer and steffensmeier, found from 58 US prisons, black inmates had higher rates of violence and lower drug-related misconduct; patterns supporting racial differences in society, suggesting such behaviour traits are imported
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What does Sykes outline about the Deprivation model?
5 deprivations arrise from institutions causing aggression such as, deprivation of liberty, goods and services, autonomy, heterosexual relationships and deprivation of security, these cause increase stress and aggressive behaviour is done to relieve
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Who supports the Deprivation model?
McCorckle et al, Found overcrowding, lack of privacy, and the lack of meaningful activity all increased levels of peer violence.
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That prisoners brought their own social histories into the prison, influencing their adaptions. prisoners are not seen as blank slates as behaviours imported into the prison enviroment, e.g aggression

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