Prison System and Views

1. What are the different models of American prisons (Pennsylvania and Auburn)? How do these models differ? What would happen if there was only one model to follow?

2. What are the various forms of punishment exercised during the 1700’s? Which criminal activities/events lead to these types of punishment(s)? Compare and contrast the criteria between various societies for criminal sentencing during the 1700’s.

3. What are the principles of the classical school of criminology? Which principle had the most influence on the mission and history of corrections? Explain.

4. What are the arguments for and against weightlifting in prison? Do you believe that weightlifting in prison should be abolished? Explain.


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