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NCJ Number: 41883 Find in a Library
Title: PENAL REFORM
Author(s): W R MCGEECHAN
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Australia
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: THIS PAPER, PRESENTED TO A SEMINAR OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY, DISCUSSES PENAL REFORM IN AUSTRALIA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SUPERVISED LIBERTY, CONDITIONAL LIBERTY, AND CUSTODY.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR, COMMISSIONER OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES IN NEW SOUTH WALES, NOTES THAT BETWEEN 1969 AND 1974 THE PROPORTION OF PERSONS IN CUSTODY AND THOSE UNDER CONDITIONAL LIBERTY HAD BEEN REVERSED. HE NEVERTHELESS PREDICTS THAT THE PRISON POPULATION WILL RISE IN THE FUTURE AND ARGUES FOR THE INCREASED USE OF PENAL PROGRAMS WHICH STOP SHORT OF PHYSICAL INCARCERATION UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF AN INTEGRATED CORRECTIONAL MANAGEMENT. SUGGESTIONS FOR REFORM WITHIN THE PENAL AREAS INVOLVING PHYSICAL CONFINEMENT ARE ALSO INCLUDED....ELW
Index Term(s): Australia; Community-based corrections (adult); Incarceration; Management; Parole; Probation; Reform
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