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Perspectives On Evaluating Criminal Justice and Corrections.

Author: Erica Bowen; Sarah Brown
Publisher: Bradford : Emerald Group Pub., 2012.
Series: Advances in program evaluation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive and authoritative overview of issues relating to the evaluation of criminal justice/corrections?interventions?, this book draws on a range of theoretical, cultural and epistemological perspectives with authors from a range of disciplines and countries, and provides a unique reference for academics, practitioners and policy-makers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bowen, Erica.
Perspectives On Evaluating Criminal Justice and Corrections.
Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Bowen; Sarah Brown
ISBN: 9781780526454 1780526458 1280999071 9781280999079
OCLC Number: 798536413
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages).
Contents: Front cover; perspectives on evaluating criminal justice and corrections; copyright page; contents; list of contributors; acknowledgments; preface; references; section 1 theoretical considerations; using theory in criminal justice evaluation; historical neglect of theory in evaluation; the meaning and uses of theory in evaluation; theories of evaluation; theories for evaluation; conclusion; notes; references; the risk/needs/responsivity model: the crucial features of general responsivity; introduction; introduction to the rnr model; core correctional practices; implications; references. Section 2 methodological considerationsarguments about methods in criminal justice evaluation; introduction; the crime reduction programme and after; experimental (or almost experimental) research on restorative justice; the difficulty of evaluative research; conclusion: what kinds of research make a difference?; notes; references; treatment of sexual offenders: effective elements and appropriate outcome evaluations; introduction; the principles of effective treatment; a positive strength-based programme; issues in the evaluation of treatment outcome; treatment outcome studies; references. Resolving ethical issues in randomised controlled trialsintroduction; the rct; boundary conditions: law, regulations and institutional review boards; approaches to resolving ethical and legal problems through the randomised trial's design; procedural assurances to resolving issues; judicial and legislative resolutions; individual privacy and confidentiality of research records; record linkage, record access and integrated data systems; summary; note; references; critical qualitative theory: opening up the black box of criminal justice interventions; introduction; critical qualitative theory. Cqt in practiceconclusion; references; section 3 evaluation methods and practice; within-treatment change: finding the individual in group outcomes; introduction; clinically significant change: theory and methods; clinically significant change: review of evidence of its use with corrections populations; summary and conclusions; references; propensity score analysis; introduction; the use of propensity scoring for the evaluation of interventions; studies using propensity scoring methods; using propensity scoring in evaluations; potential limitations of propensity scoring methods; conclusions. Notereferences; developing offender engagement: evaluating probation trust pilots; introduction; developing offender engagement --
why a new programme; developing the evaluation; future directions; notes; references; offenders at the heart of evaluation; introduction; the data gap; what do we know about the service?; data on quality fills the gap; placing interventions on a comprehensive evidence base; a service guided by offenders; conclusion; notes; references; from text books to footpaths: making real-world research stick at the coal face; introduction. The problem --
linking between theory and practice.
Series Title: Advances in program evaluation.

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