Learning Objectives

  1. Compare importation theory with exportation theory.
  2. Discuss the modern inmate subculture standards.
  3. Evaluate the impact of prison culture on corrections staff.
  4. Describe the process of prisonization.
  5. Identify various aspects of guard subculture, including the unique subculture of female correctional officers.
  6. Discuss the impact that prison gangs have had on prisons, including the traditional prison subculture.
  7. Explain what prison systems do to control gang problems that occur in their facilities.