This chapter highlights the role that high-quality evaluations, especially randomized experiments, and rigorous techniques of research synthesis (which include high-quality evaluations) have played in recent years in drawing attention to the importance and effectiveness of correctional treatment for offenders as well as the ineffectiveness of many popular "get tough" programs.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||The Future of Criminology|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|State||Published - Sep 20 2012|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Sciences(all)