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NCJ Number: 31480 Find in a Library
Title: MARTINSON REVISITED
Journal: JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN CRIME AND DELINQUENCY  Volume:12  Issue:2  Dated:(JULY 1975)  Pages:133-152
Author(s): T PALMER
Corporate Author: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Newark, NJ 07102
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A CLOSE RE-EXAMINATION OF AN ARTICLE BY R. MARTINSON, ENTITLED 'WHAT WORKS - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT PRISON REFORM', WHICH STATES THAT THE REHABILITATIVE EFFORTS SO FAR HAVE HAD ALMOST NO EFFECT ON RECIDIVISM.
Abstract: TO SEE WHETHER MARTINSON'S CONCLUSION ACTUALLY TAKES ACCOUNT OF THE FACTS THAT WERE PRESENTED, THE DESCRIPTION AND COMMENTARY WHICH MARTINSON HIMSELF PROVIDED IN RELATION TO A NUMBER OF RESEARCH STUDIES ARE DISCUSSED. THE ARTICLE AS A WHOLE IS DISCUSSED IN RELATION TO OFFENDER CHARACTERISTICS, INTERACTION WITH TREATMENT SETTING, AND THE MATCHING OF WORKER AND YOUTH. SOME TREATMENT METHODS, CONCLUDES THE AUTHOR, ARE OF VALUE TO AT LEAST SOME OFFENDERS.
Index Term(s): Critiques; Effectiveness; Recidivism; Reform; Rehabilitation; Studies; Treatment
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