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NCJ Number: 34074 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: DEMYTHOLOGIZING CORRECTIONS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Cottage Industries
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 71
Sponsoring Agency: Cottage Industries
Cobalt, CT 06414
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Cottage Industries
Box 244
Cobalt, CT 06414
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COLLECTION OF PAPERS ARISING FROM A SEMINAR COURSE ON CORRECTIONS GIVEN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT WHICH AIM TO DEBUNK SOME COMMON CONCEPTIONS ABOUT CORRECTIONS.
Abstract: THE FIRST PAPER COMPARES THE IMPORTATION MODEL WITH THE FUNCTIONAL MODEL AS THEY APPLY TO THE CONVENTIONS OF PRISON SOCIETY. THE SECOND ATTACKS THE MYTH THAT ALMOST ALL PRISONERS SUFFER FROM GROSS PERSONALITY DEFICIENCIES AND INADEQUACIES. THE THIRD QUESTIONS THE NECESSITY OF THE MILITARY MODEL TO PRISON SECURITY. OTHER PAPERS CONTEST THE OPINIONS THAT WOMEN CANNOT WORK SAFELY IN ALL MALE INSTITUTIONS, THAT MAXIMUM SECURITY INSTITUTIONS PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL THERAPEUTIC COUNSELING SERVICES, THAT INMATE SELF-GOVERNMENT IS FRAUGHT WITH DANGERS, AND OTHERS.
Index Term(s): Corrections; Female correctional guards; Public Opinion of Corrections; Reform; University of Connecticut; Workshops and seminars
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