Michael Nelson, 908546
Stafford Creek Correctional Center
191 Constantine Way
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Some of those who have been on this e-mail list for awhile may notice this is a revision or update of a previously submitted report. Further commentary follow's Mike's article--JWG
"If there is a genuine conflict of cultural standards as to what is right and lawful, he handling of the prisoner in terms of a group norma which he does not accept may be useless as far as prevention or reformation is concerned. Only when the individual internalizes the norm of the punishing group will he make, ordinarily, any serious effort to change his ideas, attitudes and habits as they concern his alleged criminal activity." Personality and Problems of Adjustment, Kimball Young, pp 626-27 (1952).
"Jackie's friends don't understand why she gets so frightened when Phil is late coming home from night school. Jackie reads the papers and knows what can happen to a young black man walking through the local neighborhood at night, especially if the police are looking for a suspect in some kind of crime."
"It is the intent of the Legislature to establish a comprehensive system of corrections for convicted law violators within the State of Washington to accomplish the following objectives:...The system should positively impact offenders by stressing personal responsibility and accountability." RCW. 72.09.010(3) Legislative Intent
"NAFTA allows unlicensed Mexican driver into Texas where his dilapidated 'Beverly Hillbillies' style truck spontaneously explodes killing dozens of neabry negroes who are looting the downtown stores during a power outage."
"In its ["hate's"] most extreme form--genocide--concerted efforts are made to annihilate the group physically...In its less extreme forms hatred can be expressed in subtle forms of bias that inflict psychological harm, making victims feel angry, unwanted, inferior, and so forth." Victim Awareness Handbook, Hate Crime Section, Introduction.
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