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NCJ Number: 180481 Find in a Library
Title: Alternative Sentencing: Electronically Monitored Correctional Supervision, 2nd Edition
Author(s): Richard Enos; John E. Holman; Marnie E. Carroll
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 233
Sponsoring Agency: Wyndham Hall Press, Inc.
Bristol, IN 46507
Publication Number: ISBN 1-55605-288-X
Sale Source: Wyndham Hall Press, Inc.
52857 C.R. 21
Bristol, IN 46507
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book analyzes the technology of electronically monitored correctional supervision within the context of the probation and parole process.
Abstract: The book focused on measurable indexes of individual adjustment to various forms of community supervision, not only for the offender but also for family members affected by the sentence. Offenders’ positive integration with their communities is the most significant factor in keeping them out of the criminal justice system in the future. To the extent that electronically monitored house arrest can increase the chances of that integration, it will be successful. The book’s 10 chapters examine the historical development of probation; recent developments and expansions in probation services; correctional perspectives and issues in electronic monitoring; electronic monitoring as an alternative sentence; basis, methods, and roles for correctional case management; use of electronic monitoring in three selected probation and parole departments; analysis of the data on the effects of electronically monitored home confinement on offenders and their home environments; and critical issues in the future for electronic monitoring programs. References, table
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Community-based corrections (adult); Community-based corrections (juvenile); Electronic monitoring of offenders; House arrest; Nontraditional corrections management; Probation conditions; Sentence effectiveness; Sentencing/Sanctions; Supervised liberty
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