Prisoners’ Behavior Development at Klongpai Central Prison, Sikiew District, Nakornratsima Province

Authors

  • Teerayut Pangchantuek Master of Public Administration Graduate School Mahachulalongkorn rajavidyalaya University
  • Anuwat Krasang Department of Political Science Faculty of Social Sciences Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
  • Thitiwut Manmee Department of Political Science Faculty of Social Sciences Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University

Keywords:

Behavior Development, Inmates Behavior, Behavior Development Measures Inmates

Abstract

The objectives of this research paper were: 1)To study the level of prisoners’ behaviors at Klongpai Central Prison, 2) To study relationships between behavior development criteria and prisoners’ behaviors at Klongpai Central Prison,     3)To study problems, obstacles and recommendation for prisoners’ behavior development at Klongpai Central prison, The methodology was the mixed methods: The quantitative research by survey method, collected data from 264 samples who were prisoners at surveillance area 5 of Klongpai Central prison, analyzed data by frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation and analyzed relationship between prisoners’ behavior development criteria and behaviors of prisoners,      using statistics find pearson correlation coefficient to measure the correlation,         the qualitative method, data were collected from 11 key informants, purposefully selected by in-depth-interviewing and analyzed by content descriptive interpretation and presented with the table of frequency of the key informants to use data to support the quantitative findings. Findings were as follws : 1) Levels of prisoners’ behaviors after the training, by overall were at high level  (  = 3.97, S.D. = 0.07)          2)  Relationship between prisoners’ behavior development criteria and prisoners’ behaviors  by overall, had  positive relationship at less level (R=400**) with statistically significant level at 0.01 accepted the set hypothesis. 3) Problems and  obstacles  were  found that some inmates were illiterate. Is was difficult for them to chant and learn the rules set by the prison by hearts and some inmates had to use drug from psychiatrist, it was difficult to treat them equally with other cells. Recommendations were that must be clearly explained so that the inmates would understand and avoid discipline punishment and there should be exception for those who were under medical care by psychiatric

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Published

2022-06-24

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บทความวิจัย (Research article)

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