HCC Compare & Contrast Subculture of Female and Male Prisons in US Discussion Ques
This question is based on chapter 11 and 12 of your text and the following four audio clips regarding the discipline of female inmates in prison:
Investigation: In U.S. Prisons, Women Punished More Often Than Men. (Links to an external site.)
In Prison, Discipline Comes Down Hardest On Women (Links to an external site.)
Iowa Is Trying To Address The Disparity in How Men and Women are Disciplined In Prison (Links to an external site.)
A Commitment To Make Prison Work Better For Women (Links to an external site.)
Based on your text and the audios answer the following questions:
1. Compare and contrast the subculture of female and male prisons in the US
2. What special issues do women present to a correctional facility?
3. Should female penal institutions be structured differently to that of men?
4. In your personal opinion, is probation better option for non-violent offenders? Why or why not?
Fully explain the basis of your response.