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Title: RECREATION AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES IN THE CORRECTIONAL SETTING - A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
United States of America
Editor(s): M A C BOOTH; R MILLS
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 48
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-023-77
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESIGNED FOR THE PRISON ADMINISTRATOR AND PRISON CORRECTIONAL PROGRAM PLANNER, THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY PROVIDES SOURCES THAT IDENTIFY, DEFINE, JUSTIFY, AND STRUCTURE RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS IN THE CORRECTIONAL SETTING.
Abstract: THE 57 ITEMS COVER THE FOLLOWING AREAS: HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF RECREATION AS A THERAPEUTIC TOOL; CURRENT PRISON REFORM LEGISLATION; OPPOSING VIEWS ABOUT RECREATIONAL PROGRAMMING; AND DESCRIPTIONS OF PROGRAMS AND APPROACHES, THEIR GOALS AND EFFECTIVENESS, WITH SUPPORTING STATISTICAL INFORMATION. MOST OF THE DOCUMENTS LISTED ARE REPORTS AND JOURNAL ARTICLES; ALL OF THE DOCUMENTS ARE SUMMARIZED WITH ABSTRACTS. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY HAS TWO SECTIONS, U.S. AND FOREIGN RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES. MOST DOCUMENTS WERE PUBLISHED FROM 1972 TO 1979. ALL DOCUMENTS WERE OBTAINED FROM THE DATA BASE OF NCJRS, AND THEY CAN BE OBTAINED BY THE PUBLIC FROM THE U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE, NCJRS MICROFICHE PROGRAM, AND NCJRS DOCUMENT LOAN PROGRAM. A LIST OF AGENCIES WHICH HAVE PUBLISHED STANDARDS FOR JAIL AND PRISON SERVICES, INCLUDING RECREATION PROGRAMS, IS PROVIDED, AS IS A LIST OF SOURCES FOR THE DOCUMENTS CITED. NO PRICING INFORMATION IS GIVEN.
Index Term(s): Inmate Programs; Recreation
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