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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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- Spring '08