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NCJ Number: 31180 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: DESCRIPTION AND EVALUATION OF AN ALTERATION IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE STAFF PRISON AT KRAGSKOVHEDE - DENMARK
Author(s): O DALA; B HOLSTEIN; O INGSTRUP
Corporate Author: Denmark Ministry of Justice
Dept of Prisons
Denmark
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 279
Sponsoring Agency: Denmark Ministry of Justice
1115 Copenhagen, Denmark
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Publication Number: FORSKNINGSRAPPORT NR 9
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Historical Overview
Language: Danish
Country: Denmark
Annotation: THE PRINCIPAL FEATURES OF THE NEW STRUCTURE ARE THE PLACEMENT OF A SOCIAL ADVISOR AND A SENIOR GUARD IN EACH MAJOR BLOCK AND KEEPING GUARD PERSONNEL WHERE THEY ARE RATHER THAN ROTATING THEM
Abstract: ASSIGNING GUARD PERSONNEL PERMANENTLY TO SPECIFIC BLOCKS WILL ENABLE THEM AND THE INMATES TO GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER BETTER, AND THEREFORE GET ALONG BETTER. PLACING THE SOCIAL ADVISERS AND SENIOR GUARDS WITHIN GHE BLOCKS WILL ENABLE THEM TO DO A BETTER JOB OF TAKING CARE OF THE INMATES' DAY-TO-DAY NEEDS. A SURVEY CONDUCTED AMONG INMATES AND STAFF PERSONNEL REVEALED THAT OPINION FAVORED THE NEW STRUCTURE, PARTICULARLY AMONG THE STAFF PERSONNEL. STATISTICS ARE PROVIDED ON THE RESULTS OF THE SURVEY. THE TEXT OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE USED IN THE SURVEY IS GIVEN IN AN APPENDIX. THE HISTORY OF STRUCTURAL ARRANGEMENTS AT THE KRAGSKOVHEDE PRISON IS DISCUSSED, AND ITS LAYOUT IS DESCRIVED, ILLUSTRATED BY DIAGRAMS. --IN DANISH
Index Term(s): Correctional facilities; Correctional institutions (adult); Correctional organization; Correctional personnel; Denmark; Inmates; Management; Questionnaires; Social workers; Surveys
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