Institutional Aggression

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1. What study found that when gang members were separated there was a 50% decrease in serious assault rate?

  • Jiang et al.
  • McCorke et al.
  • Fischer
  • Pauline and Peterson
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2. What did Mandel suggest?

  • Milgram's theory is monocausal
  • Lack of meaningful activity, privacy and overcrowding was linked to peer violence
  • Importation model
  • Deprivation model

3. Which study suggested that prisoners cope with the deprivations in prison in different ways such as violence towards staff and other inmates

  • Sykes
  • Pauline and Peterson

4. What did Jiang et al. find?

  • Deprivation explained violence against prison guards and the importation model explained violence against other inmates
  • When space was increased, severity of violence didn't decrease
  • Lack of meaningful activity, privacy and overcrowding was linked to peer violence
  • Best indicator of violence in young offenders was history violence before prison, regardless of situational factors

5. Who suggested the Importation model?

  • Irwin and Cressey
  • Pauline and Peterson
  • Staub
  • Milgram

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