ERIC Number: EJ473997
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Living on the Edge: Fear in a Maximum-Security Prison.
McCorkle, Richard C.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v20 n1-2 p73-91 1993
Examined fear of victimization among 300 inmates housed in maximum-security facility. Findings showed comparatively higher rate of fear inside prison than has been documented in free-world. Those reporting highest levels of fear inside the prison tended to be young, socially isolated, and more frequent targets of victimization. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A