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Redemption and Hope

Frederic G. Reamer

in On the Parole Board: Reflections on Crime, Punishment, Redemption, and Justice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177337
eISBN:
9780231543323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177337.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Focuses on the possibility of rehabilitation and redemption among prison inmates. I review data on recidivism. The chapter includes extensive case examples and realistic dialogue


An Analysis of the Offenders Index

John F. Macleod, Peter G. Grove, and David P. Farrington

in Explaining Criminal Careers: Implications for Justice Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697243
eISBN:
9780191781568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697243.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The data source used in the analysis is described and the details of the construction of the cohort samples outlined. Recidivism, the proportion of offenders reconvicted, is analysed using graphs of ... More


The Young Prisoner’s Dilemma: Juvenile: Recidivism in Germany

Stefan Pichler and Daniel Römer

in Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019613
eISBN:
9780262314633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019613.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the literature of juvenile recidivism and provides an in depth analysis of recent evidence from Germany. While the empirical literature shows that transferring juveniles to ... More


What Works in Reducing Hooliganism?

Mikael Priks

in Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019613
eISBN:
9780262314633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019613.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Hooligan violence plagues many countries. Governments employ police to combat the problem, and while the methods differ, a common feature is that vast resources are spent. This chapter reports recent ... More


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