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NCJ Number: 43422 Find in a Library
Title: SOUTHERN CONFERENCE ON CORRECTIONS - ANNUAL, 22ND MARCH 2-4, 1977 - PROCEEDINGS
Editor(s): V FOX
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 245
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE PROCEEDINGS OF THIS CONFERENCE REFLECT A FULL RANGE OF SUBJECTS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE FIELD. THE CONTRIBUTIONS CAME FROM PRACTITIONERS, ACADEMICIANS, AND STUDENTS.
Abstract: THE PAPERS DEAL WITH SUCH TOPICS AS THE IMPACT OF COURT DECISIONS ON DISCRETIONARY DECISIONMAKING IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS, CORRECTIONAL ARCHITECTURE, THE HISPANIC INMATE, THE INDETERMINATE SENTENCE, AND THE ABOLITION OF PAROLE. OTHER THEMES INCLUDE: THE TRUTH, ABSURDITY, AND HUMOR IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE; THE ROLE OF MENTAL HEALTH IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM; CITIZEN INVOLVEMENT IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE; AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE CRIME AND THE AGED, A BILL OF RIGHTS FOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS, THE SUCCESS OF BOYS' CLUBS IN THE HUNTINGTON AREA OF WEST VIRGINIA, PRESENT-DAY TRENDS OF FEMALE CRIME, AND NEW TRENDS IN OFFENDER CLASSIFICATION. A LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS IS APPENDED.
Index Term(s): Architectural design; Criminal justice research; Discretionary decisions; Indeterminate sentences; Prison construction
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