Correctional Environments

  • Kevin N. Wright
  • Lynne Goodstein
Part of the Law, Society and Policy book series (LSPO, volume 4)


There can be little denying that the context in which one lives and works impinges upon and shapes the individual’s behavior both then and in the future. Sometimes the context of one’s life may have a positive influence and will promote desirable personal change or lead to self-satisfaction. Other contexts may contribute to distress and result in the eventual deterioration of the individual’s functional capacity.


Personal Space Social Climate Correctional Officer Prison System Correctional Institution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin N. Wright
    • 1
  • Lynne Goodstein
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Education and Social ResearchState University of New York at BinghamtonBinghamtonUSA
  2. 2.Administration of Justice DepartmentThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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