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NCJ Number: 97269 Find in a Library
Title: Putting Prisoners to Work - Policies and Problems
Journal: Journal of Offender Counseling, Services and Rehabilitation  Volume:9  Issue:3  Dated:(Spring 1985)  Pages:21-34
Author(s): G F Vito
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 14
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Recently, the issue of work by prisoners has been discussed as a major policy concern for correctional administrators.
Abstract: This article outlines the history of prison work programs, the policy implications of such endeavors, and advocates the creation of an opportunity structure for inmates within prison work programs. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Correctional industries; Corrections policies
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