The Prosaic Sources of Prison Violence
This selection first appeared as one of a series of Occasional Papers for the Law School, University of Chicago, March 15, 1972. It had been presented at a symposium on law and order sponsored by the Law Alumni-Association of Los Angeles in February 1972. Hans W. Mattick is Professor of Criminal Justice and the Director of the Center for Research in Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle. He served as the Sociologist-Actuary at Stateville Penitentiary, Joliet, Illinois for three years, and as the Assistant Warden of the Cook County Jail, Chicago, Illinois for four years. He is the author of many papers dealing with crime and corrections. Please contact him with any questions concerning the use of this material.