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Perspectives on evaluating criminal justice and corrections

Author: Erica Bowen; Sarah Brown
Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2012.
Series: Advances in program evaluation, v. 13.
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A comprehensive and authoritative overview of issues relating to the evaluation of criminal justice/corrections 'interventions', this unique reference draws on a variety of theoretical, cultural and epistemological perspectives with authors from a range of disciplines and countries. It begins by looking at the purpose of evaluation within criminal justice systems as a historical and conceptual background. Methods  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Perspectives on evaluating criminal justice and corrections
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Bowen; Sarah Brown
ISBN: 9781780526454 1780526458 9781780526447 178052644X
OCLC Number: 797190516
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 256 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Using Theory in Criminal Justice Evaluation / Brad Astbury --
The Risk/Needs/Responsivity Model: The Crucial Features of General Responsivity / L.E. Marshall, W.L. Marshall --
Arguments about Methods in Criminal Justice Evaluation / David Smith --
Treatment of Sexual Offenders: Effective Elements and Appropriate Outcome Evaluations / W.L. Marshall, L.E. Marshall --
Resolving Ethical Issues in Randomised Controlled Trials / Robert F. Boruch, Joe S. Cecil, Herb Turner, Timothy Victor, Jordan M. Hyatt --
Critical Qualitative Theory: Opening up the Black Box of Criminal Justice Interventions / Matt Barnard --
Within-Treatment Change: Finding the Individual in Group Outcomes / Erica Bowen --
Propensity Score Analysis / Sarah Brown --
Developing Offender Engagement: Evaluating Probation Trust Pilots / Sue Rex, Elaine Ellis, Nigel Hosking, Wendy Hyett --
Offenders at the Heart of Evaluation / Barry Kushner, Saville Kushner --
From Text Books to Footpaths: Making Real-World Research Stick at the Coal Face / Ian Lambie, Julia Ioane.
Series Title: Advances in program evaluation, v. 13.
Responsibility: edited by Erica Bowen, Sarah Brown.

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