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Challenges to inmate classification in a developing country setting: implications for context-based inmate classification schemes

Narag, Raymund E.; Galehan, Jordan; Jones, Clarke


Inmate classification is a key aspect of prison management and inmate programming. It guides inmate housing assignment, level of supervision and control, and inmate programme placement. The Philippines formally incorporated these principles to modernise its prisons. However, structural, organisational, and cultural challenges posed barriers to successful implementation. Utilising qualitative data gathered through interviews and focus group discussions with prison personnel, inmates, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-08-08
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice
DOI: 10.1080/01924036.2017.1364279


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