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NCJ Number: 41869 Find in a Library
Title: SOURCES OF RESISTANCE TO INNOVATION IN CORRECTIONS (FROM CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS 2D ED., 1977, BY ROBERT M. CARTER, DANIEL GLASER, AND LESLIE T. WILKINS - SEE NCJ-41850)
Author(s): D R CRESSEY
Corporate Author: J B Lippincott
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: J B Lippincott
Philadelphia, PA 19105
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE AUTHOR IDENTIFIES AND DISCUSSES FOUR PRINCIPLE AND INTERRELATED SOURCES OF RESISTANCE TO CORRECTIONAL INNOVATIONS.
Abstract: THE FOUR SOURCES OF RESISTANCE EXAMINED ARE CONFLICTING THEORIES REGARDING EFFICIENCY OF MEASURES FOR MAXIMIZING THE AMOUNT OF CONFORMITY IN THE SOCIETY; THE CHARACTERISTICS AND IDEOLOGIES OF CORRECTIONAL PERSONNEL; THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION NECESSARY TO ADMINISTER CORRECTIONAL PROGRAMS; AND THE ORGANIZATION OF CORRECTIONAL CLIENTS WITH REGARD TO EACH OTHER AND TO CORRECTIONAL PERSONNEL.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...EB
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel; Correctional personnel attitudes; Inmates; Management; Reform; Theory
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