Introduction to Corrections

Chapter 7


  • What is a panopticon and how is this design used today?
  • What were some of the constitutional issues that emerged as a result of Madrid v. Gomez ?
  • What are the various components of perimeter security of a correctional facility?


Chapter 13


  • What are some key features of the organizational structure of the Federal Bureau of Prisons?


  • What is the difference between a manager and a leader?



Chapter 8

  • Discuss the importance of the Supreme Court case of Palmigiano v. Garrahy (1977).
  • What are the four broad goals of classification?
  • Who are the various members of a classification team, and what are the functions for each member?


Chapter 9


  • Compare importation theory with exportation theory. Which one do you believe is the stronger influence on prisonsubculture, and why?
  • How have professionalization and the diversification of correctional staff impacted the prison subculture?

Chapter 10

  • What are some of the demographic and statistical characteristics of the female offender population?
  • Compare and contrast the rates of incarceration and the terms of sentencing for male and female offenders.
  • Who was Elizabeth Fry? What did she do to assist female offenders, and why was this unique during her time in history?
  • What is patriarchy? How might this concept be associated with the dynamics of women who are incarcerated?
  • How does feminist criminology help to explain criminal behavior among women?


Chapter 11


  • What are some of the common problems encountered with specialized inmate populations in prison?
  • should be considered? If so, what are these rights or protections?
  • Identify and define the various classifications of elderly inmates within an institution.



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