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NCJ Number: 40047 Find in a Library
Title: RECIDIVISM IN YOUTHFUL HEROIN OFFENDERS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF PAROLE BEHAVIOR AND ENVIRONMENT
Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE ADDICTIONS  Volume:11  Issue:4  Dated:(1976)  Pages:651-657
Author(s): J J PLATT; C LABATE
Corporate Author: Marcel Dekker, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Marcel Dekker, Inc
New York, NY 10016
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: STUDY EXAMINES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PAROLE SUCCESS AND SEVERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT TO WHICH 79 YOUTHFUL, PREVIOUSLY INCARCERATED, HEROIN OFFENDERS RETURNED.
Abstract: THE RESULTS SUGGEST THAT TWO VARIABLES, EMPLOYMENT AND DRUG USE ON PAROLE, ARE RELATED TO PAROLE SUCCESS, AND ARE CLOSELY RELATED TO EACH OTHER. A TABLE THAT PRESENTS A SUMMARY OF SELECTED RESEARCH FINDINGS ON DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CORRECTIONAL RECIDIVISTS AND NONRECIDIVISTS IS INCLUDED IN THE PUBLICATION. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Drug offenders; Ex-offender employment; Heroin; Parole; Recidivism
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