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Principal Investigator(s): Petersilia, Joan; Turner, Susan; Peterson, Joyce
Summary: This study was divided into two phases. The first assessed the effects of different sanctions on separate criminal populations, focusing on probation as a sentencing alternative for felons. The second phase used a quasi-experimental design to address how imprisonment affects criminal behavior when criminals are released. Specific issues included: (a) the effect that imprisonment (vs. probation) and length of time served have on recidivism, (b) the amount of crime prevented by imprisoning offende... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08700.v1
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