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Conditions of Confinement, Personality Traits, and Inmate Perceptions of Procedural Justice

Abstract Procedural justice serves a critical role in the interactions between criminal justice system actors and their clientele. Much of the literature in this area focuses on policing, and we know comparatively less about how procedural justice operates in corrections. Much like policing, it is likely that perceptions of correctional procedural justice vary within larger contexts. Using structured interviews with inmates (N=248) in Arizona at max, close, and medium custody, this study examines the association between conditions of confinement and perceptions of procedural justice, with a focus on how personality characteristics may modify this relationship. Results indicate that custody level does impact inmate perceptions of correctional offic... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Matekel, Caitlin Grace (Author) / Wright, Kevin A (Advisor) / Telep, Cody W (Committee member) / Young, Jacob TN (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Criminology / Conditions of Confinement / Corrections / Procedural Justice
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 53 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Criminology and Criminal Justice 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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