TITLE

The Family AND RECIDIVISM

AUTHOR(S)
SHANAHAN, RYAN; AGUDELO, SANDRA VILLALOBOS
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
American Jails;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses importance of family support to relatives during their imprisonment period that helps them to get back to their normal life after their release as well as reduces chances of re-imprisonment. It refers to close to home project launched by Vera Institute of Justice in New York that determines the effectiveness of family support to people in jail. It mentions that positive behavioral change and lower recividism rates were found in prisoners with family support. INSET: Additional Resources.
ACCESSION #
82680475

 

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