Degree Type

Dissertation

Date of Award

2012

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Sociology

First Advisor

Matt DeLisi

Abstract

Criminal behavior does not cease when an individual is removed to the confines of the prison walls. Correctional violence is a exists among America's modern prison system. Criminology has built a vast body of research on the institutional misconduct of male offenders, while at the same time has ignored the misconduct of female offenders. This study extends the importation model of inmate behavior to a cohort of female offenders through an examination of demographic characteristics, criminological history, victimization history, and personality disorders on institutional misconduct in a maximum security female prison.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/etd-180810-2680

Copyright Owner

Anna E Kosloski

Language

en

Date Available

2012-10-31

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

120 pages

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