Attitudes towards prisoners, as reported by prison inmates, prison employees and college students

@article{Kjelsberg2007AttitudesTP,
  title={Attitudes towards prisoners, as reported by prison inmates, prison employees and college students},
  author={Ellen Kjelsberg and Tom Hilding Skoglund and Aase-Bente Rustad},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={71 - 71}
}
BACKGROUND Positive attitudes towards prisoners are important in securing the effectiveness of various correctional rehabilitation programs and the successful reintegration of prisoners after release. We wanted to investigate the attitudes towards prisoners among prison inmates, prison employees and college students. METHODS The Attitudes Toward Prisoners scale was completed by 298 inmates in 4 Norwegian prisons, 387 employees working in the same prisons, and 183 college students. In addition… CONTINUE READING
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