House Arrest and Correctional Policy: Doing Time at Home

House Arrest and Correctional Policy: Doing Time at Home

by Richard A. Ball, C. (Clarence) Ronald Huff, J. (James) Robert Lilly
     
 

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Prison overcrowding has led criminal justice experts to seek viable options to incarceration. House Arrest and Correctional Policy considers one of these new approaches and raises important legislative and constitutional questions as well as social and psychological issues. The authors discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of house arrest, consider several

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Prison overcrowding has led criminal justice experts to seek viable options to incarceration. House Arrest and Correctional Policy considers one of these new approaches and raises important legislative and constitutional questions as well as social and psychological issues. The authors discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of house arrest, consider several specific programmes, evaluate research undertaken in various states and outline their own research.

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ISBN-13:
9780803929692
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/01/1988
Series:
Studies in Crime, Law, and Criminal Justice Series, #3
Pages:
184

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