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How would Maslow’s theory of human needs apply to explain the behavior of staff and inmates in a juvenile correctional institution?

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs could be used to explain these people’s behaviors because it helps to explain what motivates people to act in certain ways.  Maslow argued that people have to have their needs met on one level before they can be motivated to act based on the factors from any of the higher levels of the hierarchy.

In the context of a juvenile correctional facility, it is likely that both staff and inmates will have their physiological...

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