Learning Objectives

8.1  Describe the differences between types of prisons

8.2  Describe what factors affect the operation of prisons

8.3  Explain what prisonization, mortification, importation, pains of imprisonment, and mature coping are and how they influence inmate behavior

8.4  Evaluate the roles of inmates, staff, and prison gangs and why they exist in prisons

8.5  Identify the reasons why violence, riots, and sexual assaults occur in prisons and some strategies for their reduction

8.6  Describe the challenges of meeting the needs of aging, physically and mentally ill, and LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) inmates in prisons