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Title: CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION AS AN ENEMY OF CORRECTIONS
Journal: FEDERAL PROBATION  Volume:37  Issue:1  Dated:(MARCH 1973)  Pages:8-13
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
Federal Bureau of Prisons
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20534
Publication Number: U
Publisher: https://www.uscourts.gov 
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES OF MANY CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS ARE THE MAJOR ENEMY OF EFFECTIVE CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS.
Abstract: ALL INMATES BECOME MORE OR LESS PRISONIZED AS THE DURATION AND INTENSITY OF THEIR EXPOSURE TO THE INFORMAL SYSTEM OF INMATE SOCIETY INCREASES, AND PRISONIZATION IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO CRIMINALIZATION. THE SUCCESS OF TREATMENT PROGRAMS IS DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY ITS CORRESPONDENCE AND SIMILARITY TO THE FORMAL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE INSTITUTION, AND THUS ALSO AFFECTED BY THE DEGREE OF SUPPORT WHICH THAT FORMAL STRUCTURE RECEIVES FROM THE INFORMAL SYSTEM OF THE INMATE SOCIETY. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Attitudes; Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional organization; Effects of imprisonment; Group behavior; Inmate organizations; Inmate staff relations; Management; Reform
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