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Published on 7 Jan 2011
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SOC371H5
Comack book**-prison socio framework of prison rehab era prison is permeable own
thing from before
Book 1940 clemmer the prison community unity thing as a distinct world
-prisonization process of ppl when they enter prison they take on cultural institutional
norms of that setting
-medical model of treating prisoners product of their social environment any effort to
keep them from coming back has to be looking at broader terms
-over time ppl develop connections to prison environment has structure, hierarchy,
relationship between guards and inmates particular type of setting becomes normalization
-6 universal factors of prison 1. Acceptance of inferior role 2. Learn overtime facts of the
organization of prison/learning 3. New habits of daily life 4. Adoption of local language 5.
Radicalized way of thinking/frustration structural disadvantage - prison
Sykes society of captives 1958
-power and its defects power retained by admin but not total power - compromises
-pains of imprisonment/deprivation 5 broad categories 1. Deprivation of liberty 2. Sex
segregated 3.
-argot rules slang/language
-prison as distinct entity more attention on permeable boundaries brings up
holocaust how prison isnt like that
-few prisons that actually operate with force all the time
Goffmans asylums prison one of several total institutions = definition on powerpoint
-prison and the self
-role differentiation, deviant behaviour etc ways of coping with nature of the total
institution
Importations deprivation debate continuing importance of ppl lives on the streets prior to arrest
-ppl taking roles that are unique of institution
-roles and argot product of hierarchies in free world not just prison
growing attention to race and ethnic race relations paradigm Jacobs, carroll
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Comack book**-prison socio framework of prison rehab era prison is permeable own thing from before. Book 1940 clemmer the prison community unity thing as a distinct world. Prisonization process of ppl when they enter prison they take on cultural institutional norms of that setting. Medical model of treating prisoners product of their social environment any effort to keep them from coming back has to be looking at broader terms. Over time ppl develop connections to prison environment has structure, hierarchy, relationship between guards and inmates particular type of setting becomes normalization. Learn overtime facts of the organization of prison/learning 3. Radicalized way of thinking/frustration structural disadvantage - prison. Power and its defects power retained by admin but not total power - compromises. Pains of imprisonment/deprivation 5 broad categories 1. Prison as distinct entity more attention on permeable boundaries brings up holocaust how prison isn"t like that. Few prisons that actually operate with force all the time.