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NCJ Number: 26447 Find in a Library
Title: INMATES IN A PRISON SOCIETY
Author(s): U BONDESSON
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 631
Sponsoring Agency: P A Norstedt & Soners Foerlag
Stockholm, Sweden
Sale Source: P A Norstedt & Soners Foerlag
Tryckerigatan 2
P.O. Box 2052
Stockholm,
Sweden
Language: Swedish
Country: Sweden
Annotation: COMPREHENSIVE STUDY COMPARING THE EFFECT ON INMATES OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN SWEDEN USING STRUCTURED AND STANDARDIZED ADMINISTRATION OF QUESTIONNAIRES TO INMATES.
Abstract: THE STUDY WAS CARRIED OUT IN 13 INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTING EVERY TYPE IN OPERATION IN SWEDEN INCLUDING MALE, FEMALE, JUVENILE, TRAINING SCHOOL, AND PREVENTIVE DETENTION INSTITUTIONS. THE STUDY HYPOTHESIZED THAT INMATES ARE SOCIALIZED INTO THE CORRECTIONAL COMMUNITY, THAT THE EFFECTS ARE MORE OR LESS PERMANENT, THAT THE NEGATIVE INFLENCES OUTWEIGH THE POSITIVE, AND THAT THERE ARE NO GREATER SYSTEMMATIC DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS THAN BETWEEN THE INDIVIDUAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE SAME TYPE, DISCUSSED ARE IMPLICATIONS FOR SWEDISH CRIMINAL POLICY. --IN SWEDISH. SUMMARY IN ENGLISH
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional institutions (juvenile); Effects of imprisonment; Female offenders; Inmate attitudes; Male offenders; Questionnaires; Social organization; Sweden
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