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NCJ Number: 82574 Find in a Library
Title: Model Muddle in Co-Corrections
Journal: Criminal Justice and Behavior  Volume:9  Issue:1  Dated:(March 1982)  Pages:101-141
Author(s): J O Smykla
Date Published: 1982
Page Count: 14
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Shifting correctional philosophies and institutional policies have contributed to what psychiatrist Humphry Osmond calls the 'model muddle.'
Abstract: The present article, based on analysis and speculation of a few investigations in the field of sexually integrated prisons (co-corrections), finds that co-correctional institutions suffer from a unique muddle of programmatic and nonprogrammatic models that clash over institutional goals to value the male-female relationship on the one hand and to serve system needs on the other. (Publisher abstract)
Index Term(s): Coeducational corrections facilities
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