Unit 6 assessment - Inmate Argot as an Expression of Prison Subculture The Israeli Case Tomer Einat Haim Einat Hebrew University of Jerusalem The study

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Inmate Argot as an Expression of Prison Subculture: The Israeli Case - Tomer Einat, Haim Einat, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - The study examines the jargon of prisoners as a reflection of the norms and values comprising the inmate subculture in Israeli prisons. The phenomenological interview method was used to examine the language of prisoners for the existence of an inmate argot or jargon. Prison Subculture in Poland - Marek M. Kamiski, Don C. Gibbons - Some of the major ingredients of the prison subculture in that Poland. The prisonization processes and the norms of the grypsing group. The post-soviet prison subculture shows the connection between the establishment of new informal rules in prisons and changes in the means of submission. Forecasting Sexual Abuse in Prison: The Prison Subculture of Masculinity as a Backdrop for "Deliberate Indifference" - Christopher D. Man, John P. Cronan - Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology (1973-), Vol. 92, No. 1/2 (Autumn, 2001 - Winter, 2002), Intraprison HIV Transmission and the Prison Subculture - Christopher P. Krebs, Research Triangle Institute - Two theoretical models have been employed to explain the prison subculture and inmate behavior. Theoretical integration has its place in explaining the universe of inmate behavior and the prison subculture. United States of America, what a beautiful place to live where great opportunities lie ahead of you and the American dream is right around the corner. Although United States of America is one of the most valued countries in the world with booming economy and intelligence, we face problems of our own such as homicides, terrorism, immigration, politics and etc. One of the biggest problems that we face today is prison gangs. It is very important to know and to learn about prison gangs because prison gangs will gain a stronger hold in communities if communities do not structure intervention to include more than law enforcement suppression. If that happens, street gangs may become better structured and drug gangs may become more powerful forces in the community (Fleisher & Decker, 2001). The purpose of this research paper is to knowledge the reader about the importance of prison gangs, overview of their organization & activities and finally contributes solutions to rising problem. We often question ourselves, what is a prison gang? And how do they differ from the street gangs? Lyman (1989) defines that, prison gang is an organization which operates within the prison system as a self-perpetuating criminally oriented entity, consisting of a select group of inmates who have established an organized chain of commands and are governed by an established code of conduct. Street level gangs honor and respect highly of the prison gang members and wishes to become a member of a prison gang one day. Prison gangs influences and carries a great power over the street level gangs. Prison gangs are also known as the “bad of the bad” to the street level gang members. The almighty, organized and professional prison gangs reign over the street gangs and on our society
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