become increasingly populated by racial and ethnic minorities individuals

Become increasingly populated by racial and ethnic

This preview shows page 1 out of 1 page.

become increasingly populated by racial and ethnic minorities, individuals involved in the violent drug trade, and persons serving longer and longer sentences. The penetration of gangs into prison has increased the level of violence between inmate groups and changed the nature of prisons noncollective violence from an expression of individual coping to group exploitation. Courts continue to be involved in the management of individual prisons and entire state prison systems. While at the same time legislatures and courts attempt to limit the ability of prisoners to bring their problems to the attention of the courts. Prison administrators and state legislatures promote and attempt to mirror public opinion with attempts to make prison conditions harsher. As a result, prison management problems have become more and more complex. It seems that we are waiting for the inevitable to happen that is, explosions of prison collective violence on a scale much greater than ever before. Thus, it is vitally important that westruggle to understand this form of collective violence in ways that will help us turn the inevitable into the less likely.Prison violence : the dynamics of conflict, fear and power / Kimmett Edgar, Ian O'Donnell, and Carol Martin %20__P0%2C15__Orightresult__U__X6?lang=eng&suite=def
Background image

You've reached the end of your free preview.

Want to read the whole page?

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

Stuck? We have tutors online 24/7 who can help you get unstuck.
A+ icon
Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes