Cuckoo's Nest Hierarchy

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There are four different characteristics of a controlled environment, they are, status hierarchy, depersonalization, adjustment, and institutionalized. In class we watched One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s nest, in the film, there were numerous examples of the characteristics of a controlled environment. Everywhere we look we see some examples of some of these characteristics. Status hierarchy is the power structure level of authority. In everyday life we see a status hierarchy displayed almost everywhere we go. The film, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest displays the nurses station as an example of status hierarchy. It was enclosed with glass windows within the grand room, it’s the first thing that catches your eye. Only nurses were allowed in

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