08 - 18% prisonization- process where new inmate absorbs...

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04/03/2008 12:01:00 Prison security level: a caveat No national design: depends on state Maximum security in one state may be medium in another super max is to keep them from killing themselves or another inmate maximum security is to minimize possibility of escapes and violence 35% medium security is to prevent escapes and violence, less restrictions 47% minimum security is to permit as much freedom as possible
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Unformatted text preview: 18% prisonization- process where new inmate absorbs the customs of prison society and learns to adapt to prison environment. Degradation ceremony- process of degrading, dehumanizing, and humiliating individual. Used to show prisoner that he/she is beneath society. Inmate subculture- values, language, roles, customs: Gresham Sykes inmate code: dos and donts of inmates...
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