Reintegration Model Of Prison

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Of the three models discussed in the project instruction, the most logical for the chosen institute would be the reintegration model. This is important since the purpose of prison is to punish and improve. Through understanding this definition, it would make sense to encourage a prisoner’s success once the punishment is over, and they are met with question, “What now?” Without prepping them for this change, the impact of the punishment is lessened and adds to both the individual’s and public’s problems. By reintegrating them, there is a chance to steer their life for the better of the individual, the family, and the general public. The type of institute chosen, was a minimum-security prison which is less strict in comparison to other options …show more content…
More specifically, the third-generation is described such as almost an apartment concept (jrank.org, “Jails- Jail Structure And Design Characteristics…”). Yet, this design would be changed with regards to lowering the extravagance of the jail, since it should not be a complete normal. There should still be components that are unenjoyable to create deterrence. Also, the necessary components for this jail are prisoner safety (jrank.org, “Jails…”) as well as authority and required punishment. Without these three components, the system could not be as …show more content…
This shows how delicate this issue can become. Furthermore, there are theories of where prison culture began, such as an inside influence or outside influence; (“Encyclopedia of Prisons & Correctional Facilities”, 2-3) yet it appears that both currently influence the prison. Another influence of this culture is the strictness in which the prison exerts on the inmates (“Encyclopedia of Prisons & Correctional Facilities”, 1). With this fact, the prison should only give the necessary structure to make the prison effect, rather than exceeding what is necessary and concentrating the

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