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NCJ Number: 31791 Find in a Library
Title: MULTI-METHOD RESEARCH ON PUNITIVE CAPACITY - A DISCUSSION BASED ON INSURGENT PRACTICUM
Journal: CRIME AND SOCIAL JUSTICE  Dated:(FALL-WINTER 1975)  Pages:25-33
Author(s): G W KNOX
Corporate Author: Crime and Social Justice Associates
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Crime and Social Justice Associates
Berkeley, CA 94704
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PUNITIVE CAPTIVITY IS A CONDITION FOUND IN A TOTAL CONTROL INSTITUTION WHERE TO A SIGNIFICANT EXTENT THE CAPTIVES ARE SUBJECTED TO TOTALITARIANISM, DEPRIVATION, AND THE ABUSE OF THEIR HUMAN RESOURCES.
Abstract: THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE USE OF A MULTIPLE SCALE PROFILE OR PUNITIVE CAPTIVITY ANALYSIS SCALE FOR RESEARCH EVALUATING TYPES OF TOTAL CONTROL INSTITUTIONS, SUCH AS PRISONS. ALSO DISCUSSED IS THE MULTIPLE METHOD APPROACH USED BY THE AUTHOR IN A LIMITED ADMINISTRATION OF THE PUNITIVE CAPTIVITY ANALYSIS SCALE TO FEDERAL PRISONERS. THIS APPROACH INVOLVED A SURVEY DESIGN, INTERPRETIVE ANALYSIS, PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION, AND INSTRUCTURED INTERVIEWING. A LIST OF REFERENCES IS INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Correctional institutions (adult); Evaluation criteria; Facility conditions; Inmate attitudes
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