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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Infrastructural Related Reforms as an Influencer of Change of Behavior among Inmates: A Study of Correctional Facilities in Kenya

Solomon Gikundi Koome, Charles Wafula Misiko, Raphael Ondeko Nyonje

Abstract: The study focuses on infrastructural associated reforms on change of behavior of inmates in correctional facilities in Kenya. The following was the objective; to examine how infrastructural associated reforms influences change of behavior of inmates in correctional facilities in Kenya. The study tested one alternate hypothesis on whether the relationship among the study variable was significant. The target population was 10, 111 individuals spread as 2, 953 prison officers and 7, 158 inmates. From this population a sample was drawn using a formula totaling to 385 individuals who were picked for the study. Purposive sampling was used to select officers in-charge and their deputies. Results revealed that =0.604, t=11.524, p=0.000<0.05). H1 concluded that infrastructural reforms had a statistically significant influence on change of behavior of inmates in correctional facilities in Kenya. Findings of the study are expected to assist government policy makers regarding formulation and implementation of the prison reforms.

Keywords: Infrastructural related reforms, change of behavior, inmates, correctional facilities



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