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NCJ Number: 41433 Find in a Library
Title: WORK RELEASE IN A RURAL STATE
Journal: OFFENDER REHABILITATION  Volume:1  Issue:2  Dated:(WINTER 1976-1977)  Pages:173-179
Author(s): J L FLEER; R A PASEWARK
Corporate Author: Haworth Press, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Haworth Press, Inc
Binghamton, NY 13904
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES THE SUCCESS A WORK RELEASE PROGRAM CAN HAVE IN A RURAL STATE.
Abstract: DESPITE ADMONITIONS IN THE LITERATURE CONCERNING INITIATION OF WORK RELEASE IN A RURAL STATE, SUCH AS WYOMING, SUCH A PROGRAM HAS FUNCTIONED SUCCESSFULLY FOR TWO YEARS WITH A HALFWAY HOUSE-TYPE MODEL. INITIAL RESULTS SUGGEST THAT THERE IS GREATER SUCCESS IN UNITS ISOLATED FROM THE PRISON, AND PARTICIPATION SHOULD BE RESTRICTED TO PERSONS HAVING SIX MONTHS OR LESS TO SERVE ON PRISON TERMS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Employment; Evaluation; Inmate Programs; Work release
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