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Preventing Future Criminal Activities of Delinquents and Offenders

Doris Layton MacKenzie

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780195398823
Published online September 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195398823.013.0023

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Preventing Future Criminal Activities of Delinquents and Offenders

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This article discusses management of and programming for offenders and delinquents using an evidence-based perspective. It notes that these two strategies can help reduce future criminal behavior and activities. It examines the changing correctional perspectives,—including the rehabilitation model and the justice model—its impact on US corrections, and the reasons for these changes. This article also uses meta-analyses and systematic reviews in order to study the effectiveness of these different types of programs.

Keywords: management; programming; delinquents; offenders; correctional perspectives; rehabilitation model; justice model; US corrections

Article.  8951 words. 

Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice ; Crime Prevention ; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice

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