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MAKING DRUG COURTS MORE EFFECTIVE AND MORE COST-EFFECTIVE
Latest in an impressively coherent and persistent series of studies of how US courts specialising in supervision and treatment of drug-related offenders can do more to reduce drug use and crime and conserve resources. Triaging offenders to more or less intensive programmes and then adjusting based on actual progress made significant differences.
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Added by Michael Ashton on March 30, 2012 at 10:09 — No Comments
I need help with reading my dissertation, with comments and suggestions. Any help will be very much appreciated. Thanks
Added by J Jacobs on March 27, 2012 at 5:52 — No Comments
Ebonyi State is one of the educationally least developed states in Nigeria. The Need to sensitize the youths to go to school and stop street trading has gingered Mr. Mathew and other compatriots to create this website.... www.ezza-ezekuna.com. See publications for more information.
Education is power and light! What impact are you making today to share your idea or experience with someone else? Remember that information is a vital tool…Continue
The arrangement to establish the Nigerian Society of Criminology and Security Studies (NSCASS) is underway. Please support us. We are planning a national conference by June. Please let me know if you would like to participate. We will issue you formal invitation letter.
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Added by Kevin McGrew on March 22, 2012 at 13:36 — No Comments
A gifted TV reporter told me that his crew spent three weeks in a Hungarian prison. They were in the prison for a week just to be not alienated in the prison situation and to find the words which are used by the staff or breaking the ice. In Hungary it is not easy to make a documentary in a prison. The staff is mainly not authorized to say a word without a previous and exclusive permission from the management. This is a quite frequent situation also in other prisons of the world. There are…Continue
Added by Gergely Fliegauf on March 14, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments
One major lesson of the famous Philip Zimbardo (he is 81!!!) Stanford Prison Experiment is that those who play guarding or prisoner role in a simulated prison act more influenced by the situation (the prison setting) than by the predispositional factors (personality traits or SES etc.).
This is not only a social psychological issue but also a major topic of penology.
Who is the prisoner in the prison? What influences the behavior of a prisoner in the prison, the prison roles…Continue
Added by Gergely Fliegauf on March 9, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments
I have been toying around with the idea of one textbook for all 2 year college criminal justice courses.
1 book that would cover all the topics in introductory courses in CJ.