TITLE

WHAT WORKS IN RELIGIOUS PROGRAMS

AUTHOR(S)
Sumter, Melvina T.; Clear, Todd R.
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
ICCA Journal on Community Corrections;Apr2002, following p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the mechanisms of religion which might be use in changing offender behaviour. Included are socialization processes, association patterns and transcendence effects. It has been concluded that the ability of religion to provide sanctions for moral behavior is its greatest strength. Religious rites have also strengthened the society's fundamental norms and values. It cites a study which concluded that religiosity indexes were not associated with institutional adjustment.
ACCESSION #
59686485

 

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