Institutional Aggression

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1. What did McCorke et al find?

  • Lack of meaningful activity, privacy and overcrowding was linked to peer violence
  • When gang members were separated there was a 50% decrease in serious assault rate
  • Stressful situational factors cause individuals to lose their own moral rules and carry out aggressive acts as the responsibility of their actions is diffused onto their leader
  • History of violence was the best indicator of peer violence regardless of situational factors
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2. Who suggested that stressful situational factors cause individuals to lose their own moral rules and carry out aggressive acts as the responsibility of their actions is diffused onto their leader?

  • Pauline and Peterson
  • Milgram
  • Jiang et al.
  • Staub

3. Pauline and Peterson found what?

  • Prisoner aggression is associated with stressful and constricting conditions
  • When gang members were separated there was a 50% decrease in serious assault rate
  • Importation model
  • Lack of meaningful activity, privacy and overcrowding was linked to peer violence

4. What study found that history of violence was the best indicator of peer violence regardless of situational factors?

  • Pauline and Peterson
  • Jiang et al.
  • Poole and Regoli
  • Fischer

5. What study found that when space was increased, severity of violence didn't decrease?

  • Pauline and Peterson
  • Nijman et al.
  • McCorke et al.
  • Sykes

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