Essays about: "prison development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words prison development.


    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Rebecca Wood; [2019]
    Keywords : Traumatic experience; Female prisoners; Unmet needs; Trauma-specific intervention;

    Abstract : Mental illness is far higher among prisoners than in general populations, especially for female prisoners. Previous research has discovered that traumatic experience plays a crucial role in the development of psychiatric disorder and other mental health issues in female prisoners. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Swedish Prison and Probation Service assistance of prison development : Focus on Somalia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lina Petersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Swedish prison and probation service; SPPS; prison development; seconded personnel; aid; Somalia; institutional development; peacekeeping;

    Abstract : Despite the Swedish Prison and Probation Service (SPPS) are a pioneer on the global arena regarding the area of corrections, generally little is known of what they do in Sweden as well as internationally. This study will explore the SPPS implementation of prison development in Somalia, which will be done through interviews with seconded personnel and others within the Swedish government that have connections to the prison development in Somalia. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Importance of Familial Liability for Substance Abuse and Criminality in Young Male Violent Offenders

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Ida-Marie Edstorp; [2018-04-20]
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    Abstract : Background: There is an interest to find out more about family background of violent offenders and how it affects the development of their problems. Aims: To investigate the association between familial liability, substance abuse disorders (SUDs) and aggressive antisocial behaviour in young violent offenders. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Complexity of Rehabilitation in Open and Closed Prison Setting

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Lana Osment; [2018]
    Keywords : closed prisons; open prisons; Germany; rehabilitation; social workers; Foucault; discipline; punishment; disciplinary power; bio-power; surveillance.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, prisoners have a constitutional right to rehabilitation (“resocialization”). In the Lebach judgment of 1973, a landmark ruling that served as the basis for the 1976 Prison Act (Strafvollzugsgesetz [StVollzG]), rehabilitation was seen by the German Federal Constitutional Court as part of the guaranteed rights of prisoners to retain their human dignity (Dünkel & van Zyl Smit, 2007, p. READ MORE

  5. 5. Self-control and its association to persistent violent criminal behavior: A study of a representative prison cohort.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : André Tärnhäll; Karl Engman; [2016]
    Keywords : Self-control; criminal behavior; violent crime; persistence; executive function; development; psychopathology; självkontroll; kriminellt beteende; våldsbrottslighet; persistens; exekutiv funktion; utvecklingspsykopatologi; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Studies have shown that a small group of offenders, persistent in violent criminal behavior are responsible for the majority of criminal convictions. The aim of the current study was to broaden the understanding of persistent criminal behavior by investigating its associations to self-control. READ MORE