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sociology paper 1 - Prisons have some of the vastest...

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Prisons have some of the vastest societies to be viewed. They obtain a piece of every one of the sociological perspectives. One of the perspectives includes the Conflict Theory: prisons are a place of conflict and conflict resolution. The inmates in prisons have caused problems in their communities. One of the main problems that the inmates face is having time to think about what they did. When they do this, they might think back on just what they did. Although there are your other ones who look deeper, they look back and see exactly what they did, who they hurt, and what they demolished (used in any terms of great or small magnitude). They may realize that the acts that landed them in their cells did not just affect them, but could have possibly affected an entire community. Secondly there is the Functional Analysis; prisons are organized and machine-like places. Everything in the prison stays the same, from the time the inmates wake up until the time they go to bed. One would see it as a schedule. A schedule that if not met, it
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Russel during the Spring '08 term at Reinhardt.

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