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Title: Alternatives to Incarceration - An Annotated Bibliography, 1978-1980
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
Southern Regional Office
United States of America
Project Director: M Johnson; T Christian
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 96
Sponsoring Agency: Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
New York, NY 10177
National Ctr for State Courts
Atlanta, GA 30329
National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Grant Number: 279-0101
Sale Source: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
300 Newport Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
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Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Designed as a guide and information tool for judges, corrections planners, and corrections practitioners, this annotated bibliography presents material on alternatives to incarceration published mainly from 1978 to 1980.
Abstract: The references cover areas such as alternatives involving some incarceration (short sentences with programming, shock probation, and work release); community involvement, including community-based corrections, monetary restitution, symbolic restitution, home arrest, and residential programs; special treatment programs, such as chemical dependency, therapeutic communities, and probationed offenders rehabilitation and training programs; and fines. Other topics include alternatives to incarceration in Georgia; diversion, including alternatives to prosecution, pretrial, and postrial; international programs in general and specific programs in Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Netherlands, and Sweden; and private programs. Within each subject area the approximately 475 entries are arranged alphabetically by author and include the publication's title and date and journal title and number if applicable. Charts showing legislation relating to alternative programs in the 50 States are appended. A list of periodicals and an author index are supplied. Information on availability, but not on prices, is provided.
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Australia; Canada; Community-based corrections (adult); Community-based corrections (juvenile); Court referrals; France; Georgia (USA); Great Britain/United Kingdom; Netherlands; Probation; Restitution programs; Sweden; Work release
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