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NCJ Number: 35265 Find in a Library
Title: COMMUNITY BASED CORRECTIONS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Author(s): P H HAHN
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 200
Sponsoring Agency: Davis Publishing Co
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Sale Source: Davis Publishing Co
250 Potrero Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TEXT EXAMINES THE CURRENT FEATURES OF JUVENILE AND ADULT CORRECTIONS, OUTLINES THE BASIC COMPONENTS OF A COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM, AND OFFERS POSITIVE SUGGESTIONS FOR CHANGE TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS.
Abstract: COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS ARE PROPOSED AND CRITICIZED ALONG WITH SUCH CONTEMPORARY CONCEPTS AS DIVERSION, ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION, YOUTH ADVOCACY, YOUTH SERVICE BUREAUS, AND PROBATION AND PAROLE SERVICES. AREAS OF CONFLICT, SUCH AS SECURITY VERSUS TREATMENT, INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY VERSUS THE NEED FOR PUBLIC SAFETY, AND THE MEDICAL MODEL VERSUS THE NEWER CONCEPT OF COMMUNITY RE-INTEGRATION ARE EXPLORED AS WELL. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Community-based corrections (juvenile); Diversion programs; Probation or parole services; Reform; Youth Services Bureau
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