total institution

(noun) “[A]n organization in which participants live a controlled lifestyle and in which total resocialization occurs” (OpenStax College 2012).

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OpenStax College. 2012. Formal Organizations. Connexions, June 12, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42833/1.3/).

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