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NCJ Number: 31173 Find in a Library
Title: POST-RELEASE (BUT NOT AT LIBERTY) CORRECTIONS - DENMARK
Author(s): F BALVIG; B KYVSGAARD
Corporate Author: Denmark Ministry of Justice
Dept of Prisons
Denmark
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: Denmark Ministry of Justice
1115 Copenhagen, Denmark
Publication Number: FORSKNINGSRAPPORT NR 10
Type: Statistics
Format: Document
Language: Danish
Country: Denmark
Annotation: CRITICISM OF THE PAROLE AND PROBATION SYSTEM IN DENMARK ON THE BASIS THAT IT IS NOT EFFECTIVE IN BRINGING ABOUT RESOCIALIZATION AND THAT IT ACTUALLY CONSTITUTES A FORM OF PUNISHMENT BECAUSE OF ITS RESTRICTIVE NATURE.
Abstract: STATISTICS ARE PROVIDED ON VIOLATIONS OF PAROLE AND PROBATION CONDITIONS, AND IT IS ARGUED THAT THE FREQUENT VIOLATIONS INDICATE THAT THE SYSTEM IS INEFFECTIVE. A NUMBER OF QUOTATIONS FROM OFFENDERS WHO HAVE GONE THROUGH THE SYSTEM ARE CITED. THE OFFENDERS ARE CRITICAL OF THE SYSTEM. THE QUESTIONS ASKED ON A QUESTIONNAIRE SUBMITTED TO OFFENDERS WHO HAD GONE THROUGH THE PROBATION AND PAROLE SYSTEM ARE LISTED. --IN DANISH
Index Term(s): Denmark; Offenders; Parole; Parole conditions; Parole statistics; Probation; Probation conditions; Probation or parole records; Probation statistics; Questionnaires
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