A profile of correctional effectiveness and new directions for research /

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Main Author: Palmer, Ted
Format: Book
Published:Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1994.
Series:SUNY series in new directions in crime and justice studies
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Main Author:Palmer, Ted

This book summarizes and integrates a vast body of previously unintegrated research regarding the effectiveness of correctional intervention, which emphasizes treatment and rehabilitation but also includes methods of control. It develops detailed as well as global methods for conducting more fruitful research in the future and for understanding why and how many programs work.

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Physical Description:xxvii, 339 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-316) and index.
ISBN:0791419096 (alk. paper)
079141910X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Notes:

Ted Palmer is Senior Researcher at the California Youth Authority. He is the author of Correctional Intervention and Research, and The Re-emergence of Correctional Intervention

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