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Annotated Further Readings: Theories of Prison Behavior and Insurgency
Colvin M. (1981). The contradictions of control: Prisons in a class society. The Insurgent Sociologist, 11 , 33–45. An early publication on prison riots, in this article, Colvin provides an interpretation of the New Mexico Prison riot from a conflict perspective. It offers a critical analysis of how economic and political changes following World War II altered the relationship between the inmate social structure and administrative control structure. Colvin, M. (1982). The 1980 New Mexico prison riot. Social Problems, 29 , 449–462. In this article, Colvin provides a concise overview of the historical context that led up to the riot at the Penitentiary of New Mexico. An emphasis is placed on how political and ideological influences increased the disorganization of both the administrative control structure and the inmate social system. Colvin, M., Cullen, F. T., & Vander Ven, T. (2002). Coercion, social support, and crime: An emerging theoretical consensus. Criminology, ...