AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS

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The project is on “An assessment of Nigerian prison inmates and recidivism among offenders”, using Kuje Convict Prisons Abuja as a case study. It starts with the introductory chapter, discussed background of the study, statement of the problems and purposes among which are; to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation to inmate, to examine the causes of recidivism; and research questions was meant to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation on inmate?, what are the causes of recidivism? Opinions and research work of various scholars were reviewed in chapter two. Methodology of the research was survey research design which was adopted to collect data. The population of the study was 350 while the sample size of 100 was selected. Questionnaires were designed and administered and data collected were analyzed which result in making the following recommendations: A lot needs to be done to improve upon the welfare of prisoners in the various prisons across the country. Their feedings, clothing and the cells they are kept in should be geared toward reform, not hardening the prisoner state, when they re-join the larger society. And, Nigeria needs a social security system. Let the government do everything possible to provide the enabling environment for decent living for the people to reduce the propensity to take to crime.

 

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           i

Declaration Page         -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           ii

Approval Page            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           iii

Dedication      -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           iv

Acknowledgments      -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           v

Abstract          -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           vii

Table of Contents       -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           viii

 

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1       Background of the Study       -           -           -           -           -           -           -           1

1.2       Statement of the Problem       -           -           -           -           -           -           -           5

1.3       Research Questions     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           6

1.4       Purpose of the Study  -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           6

1.5       Significance of the Study       -           -           -           -           -           -           -           7

1.6       Scope of the Problem -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           7

1.7       Research Methods                  -           -           -           -           -           -           -           7

1.8       Definition of Terms    -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           8

 

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW AND THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

2.0       Introduction    -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           11

2.1       Conceptual Review     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           11

2.2       Recidivism                  -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           11

2.2.1    Who is a Recidivist?   -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           12

2.2.2    Causes of Recidivism             -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           13

2.3       Measures of Combating Recidivism   -           -           -           -           -           -           19

2.4       Prevention of Recidivism                   -           -           -           -           -           -           23

2.5       Theoretical Framework           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           24

2.5.1    Differential Association of Crime      -           -           -           -           -           -           24

2.5.2    Weakness of Differential Association                        -           -           -           -           25

2.5.3    Labelling Theory of Crimes -  -           -           -           -           -           -           -           26

2.5.4    Effects of Criminal Labelling and Recidivism (Applicability)           -           -           26

2.7       History of Kuje Prison          -           -           -           -           -           -           -           26

 

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1       Location of the Study             -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           28

3.2       Population and Sampling Techniques -           -           -           -           -           -           28

3.3       Method of Data Collection     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           29

3.4       Types and Sources of Data     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           29

3.5       Problem Encounter     -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           29

 

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

4.1       Socio-Demographic Characteristics of the Respondents                    -           -           31

 

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION

5.1       Summary         -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           41

5.2       Recommendations      -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           42

5.3       Conclusion      -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           43

REFERENCES        -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           44

APPENDICES          -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           46


 


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Prof Damilare, S (2019). AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS. Afribary.com: Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-nigeria-prison-inmate-and-recidivism-among-offenders

MLA 8th

Segun, Prof Damilare. "AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 24 Feb. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-nigeria-prison-inmate-and-recidivism-among-offenders . Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

MLA7

Segun, Prof Damilare. "AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 24 Feb. 2019. Web. 26 Feb. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-nigeria-prison-inmate-and-recidivism-among-offenders >.

Chicago

Segun, Prof Damilare. "AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed February 26, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-nigeria-prison-inmate-and-recidivism-among-offenders