skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 64841 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: CORRECTIONAL RESEARCH AND EVALUATION - THE STATE OF THE ART
Corporate Author: State Technical Institute of Memphis
United States of America
Editor(s): H D HARRISON; R W WOOD; G COX; G TAKKEN
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 100
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
State Technical Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38134
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS STATUS OF CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM RESEARCH AND EVALUATION IS ASSESSED, DATA ANALYSIS AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN CORRECTIONAL SETTINGS ARE EXAMINED, AND RESEARCH-DECISIONMAKING GUIDELINES ARE PRESENTED.
Abstract: SIX MONOGRAPHS IN THE REPORT PROVIDE INFORMATION ON CORRECTIONAL RESEARCH AND EVALUATION IN GENERAL, HISTORICAL ANTECEDENTS OF THE U.S. CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM, RESEARCH IN CORRECTIONS, DATA ANALYSIS IN CORRECTIONAL SETTINGS, COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR CORRECTIONS, AND RESEARCH AND DECISIONMAKING. PARTICULAR ATTENTION IS PAID TO ACCOUNTABILITY IN REHABILITATION AND TREATMENT, PENAL POLICIES, PUNISHMENT, HUMANISTIC REFORM, RECIDIVISM, PSYCHOTHERAPY, RESEARCH DESIGNS AND METHODS, MISUSES OF EVALUATION, BENEFITS OF EVALUATION RESEARCH, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (SIMULATION, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH), AND FACTORS IN ASSURING CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM ACCOUNTABILITY. REFERENCES ARE CITED. (DEP)
Index Term(s): Computers; Data analysis; Decisionmaking; Evaluation; Evaluation of evaluation; Evaluative research; Research
Note: MONOGRAPHS OF THE CORRECTIONAL RESEARCH AND EVALUATION CENTER, FEBRUARY 1, 1977, ISSUE NO. 1, SERIAL NO. 1
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=64841

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.