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Title: SENTENCING, CORRECTIONS AND SPECIAL TREATMENT SERVICES IN SWEDEN, DENMARK AND THE NETHERLANDS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Hartford Institute of Criminal and Social Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 193
Sponsoring Agency: Hartford Institute of Criminal and Social Justice
Hartford, CT 06106
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BOOKLET OFFERS A GLIMPSE OF THE CORRECTIONAL SYSTEMS OF SWEDEN, DENMARK, AND THE NETHERLANDS, AND THE AREA OF EMPHASIS IN PENAL PHILOSOPHY.
Abstract: IN ALL THREE COUNTRIES THE EMPHASIS IS AWAY FROM DETENTION FOR NEARLY ALL CRIMES. PROBATION AND COMMUNITY ORIENTED CORRECTIONS ARE USED WHENEVER POSSIBLE. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO JUVENILES. PRISON TERMS, WHEN GIVEN, ARE NORMALLY MUCH SHORTER THAN THOSE ORDERED IN THE UNITED STATES. IN THE SECOND PART OF THE BOOKLET, THE AUTHOR GIVES A DESCRIPTION OF A TREATMENT CENTER IN EACH COUNTRY, AND INCLUDES INTERVIEWS WITH THE STAFF OF THE INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR OUTLOOK....BS
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (adult); Community-based corrections (juvenile); Correctional institutions (adult); Denmark; Netherlands; Probation; Sweden
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