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Importation model

Rowe, Abigail (2007). Importation model. In: Jewkes, Yvonne and Bennett, Jamie eds. Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment. Cullompton: Willan, pp. 130–131.

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Unlike earlier theories of 'prisonization', the importation model argues that an inmate's mode of adaptation to prison is influenced by factors external to the immediate context of the prison, as well as by the immediate conditions of imprisonment.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2007 Willan Publishing
ISBN: 1-84392-291-6, 978-1-84392-291-9
Keywords: Prison psychology; prisons, punishment
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Item ID: 18940
Depositing User: Abigail Rowe
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2009 11:38
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 09:56
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