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NCJ Number: 136597 Find in a Library
Journal: Revista Latinoamericana de Psicologia  Volume:23  Issue:3  Dated:(1991)  Pages:301-322
Author(s): G Ortet-Fabregat
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 22
Type: Literature Review
Format: Article
Language: Spanish
Country: Spain
Annotation: This review of recent research explores public opinion and criminal justice professionals' attitudes toward crime, criminals, and the official response to crime.
Abstract: Some recent studies have found that the public favors rehabilitation of offenders over punishment as a goal of the criminal justice system. Studies of professional attitudes show that their attitudes vary according to, among other variables, the professional role. 2 tables and 57 references
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Correctional personnel attitudes; Court personnel attitudes; Police attitudes; Public Opinion of Corrections; Public Opinion of Crime; Public Opinion of the Courts; Public Opinion of the Police
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