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NCJ Number: 40728 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: RETARDATION, CORRECTIONS AND RETARDED OFFENDERS - A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF RELEVANT RESEARCH, PROGRAMS AND LITERATURE, WITH ANNOTATIONS
Author(s): M SANTAMOUR; B WEST
Corporate Author: American Correctional Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 154
Sponsoring Agency: American Correctional Assoc
Alexandria, VA 22314
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-NI-99-0125
Type: Bibliography
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS DIVIDED INTO FIVE SECTIONS AND IS DESIGNED TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN THE FIELDS OF RETARDATION AND CORRECTIONS. EACH SECTION IS COMPRISED OF SELECTED, ANNOTATED LISTINGS AND GENERAL LISTINGS.
Abstract: THE FIRST SECTION PROVIDES A GENERAL REVIEW OF LITERATURE IN THE FIELD OF RETARDATION AND GIVES THE READER A GENERAL ORIENTATION TO THE NATURE OF RETARDATION. SIMILARLY, THE SECOND SECTION REVIEWS LITERATURE IN THE FIELD OF CORRECTIONS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE PROBLEMS AND ISSUES UNDER CONSIDERATION IN THAT FIELD. THE THIRD SECTION PROVIDES AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE MOST RECENT RESEARCH PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS DEALING WITH RETARDED PERSONS INVOLVED WITH THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM - INCLUDING RESEARCH OBJECTIVES, SUMMARIES OF FINDINGS AND RELATED LITERATURE. THE FOURTH SECTION REVIEWS THE AGENDA AND PAPERS (WHEN AVAILABLE) OF CONFERENCES WHICH HAVE ADDRESSED THE ISSUE. THE FINAL SECTION OF THE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS A GENERAL COMPILATION OF LITERATURE WHICH DEALS WITH THE RETARDED OFFENDER AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
Index Term(s): Mental defectives; Offenders with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities; Persons with cognitive disabilities
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