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Title: Characteristics and Movement of Felons in California Prisons, 1945-1964
Author(s): S Messinger
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 403
Sponsoring Agency: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
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National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents descriptive information, the study variables, and coding information for the data set describing the charcteristics and movement of the felons housed in California prisons between 1945 and 1964.
Abstract: The data are arranged by year and type of movement, including commitment, return to prison as a parole violator, parole, suspension from or reinstatement on parole, discharge, death, and execution. The record for each inmate contains information on age at admission, race, marital status, education, military history, occupation, number of prior arrests, escape record, date and type of release, and parole violations. The data set contains 16 files, each with a logical record length of 90 characters. A discussion of the data set explains how the records are arranged by year and type of movement, gaps and changes in the data set over time, the coding conventions used, and the characteristics of each major file.
Index Term(s): California; Demography; Information processing; Inmate characteristics; Inmate records; Inmate statistics; Parole statistics
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