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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Rehabilitation of criminal offenders.
Washington : National Academy of Sciences, 1979
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lee Sechrest; Susan O White; Elizabeth D Brown; Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences (U.S.). Panel on Research on Rehabilitative Techniques.
|Description:||ix, 274 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Report of the panel --
The challenge of rehabilitation --
The current state of knowledge: what works? --
Problems of implementation --
Problems of evaluation --
The prospects for rehabilitation --
Appendix: An assessment of the accuracy of the effectiveness of correctional treatment / Stephen Fienberg and Patricia Grambsch --
Commissioned papers. Assessing outcomes of medical care: some lessons for criminal offender rehabilitation / Allyson Ross Davies --
Methodological considerations in evaluating correctional effectiveness: issues and chronic problems / Eva Lantos Rezmovic --
Models of criminal recidivism and an illustration of their use in evaluating correctional programs / Peter Schmidt, Ann D. Witte. Issues in the measurement of recidivism / Gordon Waldo, David Griswold --
Efficiency considerations in criminal rehabilitation research: costs and consequences / David L. Weimer, Lee S. Freidman.
|Responsibility:||Lee Sechrest, Susan O. White, and Elizabeth D. Brown, editors ; Panel on Research on Rehabilitative Techniques, Committee on Research on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Research Council.|