Preventing Future Criminal Activities of Delinquents and Offenders

Doris Layton MacKenzie

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199940783
ISBN (Print)9780195398823
StatePublished - Mar 12 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences


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