ECONOMIC STATUS AND CRIME: IMPLICATIONS FOR OFFENDER REHABILITATION
- Randomized experiments in criminology: What have we learned in the last two decades? Farrington, David; Welsh, Brandon // Journal of Experimental Criminology;Apr2005, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p9
This paper aims to review randomized experiments in criminology with offending outcomes and reasonably large numbers that were published between 1982 and 2004. A total of 83 experiments are summarized, compared with only 35 published between 1957 and 1981: 12 on policing, 13 on prevention, 14 on...
- Help lower taxes by hiring a former inmate. Rozzell, Dave // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/30/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p11
The article presents the author's view on the average rate of recidivism as more and more inmates would be released in Indianapolis, Indiana. The author said that the trend would only mean recycling thousands of individuals every three years at an annual cost of 183 million dollars because newly...
- Some Thoughts on Penology, Tough Love, and Prevention. Couch, Finesse G. // Human Rights;Spring2002, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p18
This article focuses on penology. When African American prisoners from selected U.S. states were compared with the general African American population nationally, a study found that the their population comprised 11 .9 percent of the total U.S. population while African American prisoners...
- TANZANIA INNOVATION IN PENOLOGY: RECONCILING CONTRADICTORY PRISON OBJECTIVES WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF AN OVERALL RESTRUCTURING OF RURAL SOCIETY. Kato, L. L. // International Review of Modern Sociology;Mar1972, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p11
The basic argument has been that the objectives of correctional institutions like prisons are contradictory. This contradiction is both reflected in the personnel of these institutions as well as in the attitudes these people adopt in dealing with the people in their charge. Also, one may get...
- Pobres y criminales: la conversiÃ³n a â€œla religiÃ³n del deberâ€. Fessler, Daniel // A Contracorriente;2013, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p1
This article discusses the history of attempts at crime prevention and the reduction of delinquency in Uruguay in the second half of the 19th century with the CÃ³digo de InstrucciÃ³n Criminal (Criminal Instruction Code), implemented in 1878 and continuing through to the CÃ³digo Penal...
- Serving time should not mean killing it. Marcus, Morton // Indianapolis Business Journal;09/28/98, Vol. 19 Issue 28, p13
Comments on the need for establishing programs to rehabilitate prisoners in Indiana. Waste of tax dollars by allowing inmates of corrections to serve time unproductively; Estimates of the economic value wasted on idle inmates.
- Exemplary programs make all participants winners. Black, Lee Roy // Corrections Today;Aug96, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p84
Focuses on the four effective corrections programs emphasizing on cooperative working arrangements between offenders, states, businesses and citizens in the United States. Affordable Housing Program between the Kansas Department of Corrections and the Topeka Correctional Facility; Project TRADE...
- A directory of programs that work. // Corrections Today;Aug96, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p124
Presents a directory of corrections programs implemented in the United States. Includes Crossroads; Reduction of Sexual Victimization Program; Alternatives to Violence Program; Men of Vision Toastmasters; Adolescent Offender Program.
- Don't Give Up on Change. Withrow, Pam // Corrections Today;Jun2000, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p8
Proposes the idea of devising programs that encourage participation and engage offenders in the process of self-change in the United States. Information on the habits of criminal offenders; Possible response of corrections officers; Beneficiaries of voluntary self-help programs for inmates.