- Review Chapters 14 and 16 in Corrections in America: An Introduction.
- Review the media 5.3 Resource: Correctional Challenges and 5.4 Resource: The Future of Corrections.
- Download and read the Suggested Articles on Politics and Prisons.pdf file for possible additional resources.
- Use the Internet or a local library to conduct research on the role of politics in the corrections system. The information may be available in news articles, lawsuits: and even a correctional facility’s own website. You may also want to call a correctional institution directly.
- Summarize your findings in a two-page report.
- Cite your sources.
determine irrationality of a suicide if there was no way possible of the individual knowing; it can only be judged if there was no attempt to get it from reliable sources (Battin 137-138). I think that Battin is inferring that not having the correct information could mean they are unable to participate in rational thought process. Another assumption of suicide not being rational due to this criterion is caused by internal factors, such as depression where they can unknowingly suppress certain information (Brandt, cited in Battin 1995, 138). She counters this by stating that you can still have adequate information because the future may be already negative, even with a smaller view (Battin 138-139). Therefore, from her counterargument, she is countering any claims of narrow views that the opposition would try to argue by stating that an individual’s health status does not matter. Battin states that some would claim that suicide would be irrational if one committed it because of an unlikely future, but states t>GET ANSWER