Institutional Treatment Of Criminal Offenders – Chapter 10 – Incarceration

Required Textbook: Clear, T., Cole, G., & Reisig, M. (2013). American Corrections. (11th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth

Please read Chapter 10 and respond to the following Critical Thinking Questions. You will also respond to 2 of your peers:

Is the custodial model most appropriate for organizing prisons that operate at different security levels? What model should be used to organize a minimum security facility? What questions emerge regarding the practice of contracting with private, for-profit organizations to operate correctional facilities? Should the job of operating prisons be the sole responsibility of the government? If you were a warden, how would you handle long-term prisoners?

The first deadline for posting is Tuesday October 27th by 11:59 pm and the second deadline for responding to your classmates is Thursday, October 29 afternoon by 12 pm. When responding to a student’s post, be sure to use and address the following:

Terms and Definitions from the chapter

Campus style

Custodial model

Maximum security prison

Rehabilitation Model

Reintegration Model

Telephone-pole design

Your responses should reach beyond a simple “I agree with what you are saying.” Please use the following to begin your post when responding to your peers:

“I learned from you that..”

“I appreciated how you explained….”