Published in Law and Health Weekly, September 13th, 2008
"It suggests that a combination of powerful contextual forces to which correctional officers are exposed can influence and affect them in ways that may engender a culture of mistreatment or harm. Those forces include a problematic set of ideological beliefs, a surrounding environment or ecology that is structured in such a way as to encourage cruelty, and a particularly intense-even desperate-set of interpersonal dynamics created between prisoners and guards," wrote C. Haney and colleagues, University of...
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