Houston Community College System Groups and Deviance Questions

Review the following video:

Answer the following questions:

  • Why did the prisoners in the Stanford Country prison decide to revolt? What were there reasons for not following the rules?
  • When one guard (“John Wayne”) began treating the prisoners badly, why didn’t the other guards speak up?
  • How did the guards treat the prisoners who were acting defiantly? Does this happen in society outside of a prison setting? Give an example.
  • If you were a prisoner, would you be able to endure the experience? What would you have done differently that the subjects did?

Your original response should be at least 500 words. Please include references to the text and outside scholarly references. avoid mainstream media as it takes away for the credibility of your paper.