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The influence of prisons on inmate misconduct: A multilevel investigation
This article presents the results of multilevel analyses of prisoners' misconduct for the population of over 120,000 federal prisoners incarcerated in June 2001. Prior research has focused onExpand
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The Influence of Prison Gang Affiliation on Violence and Other Prison Misconduct
Most of the empirical research and practically all of the fieldwork conducted on gangs has been devoted to street gangs. In this article, Bureau of Prisons automated data were used to evaluate theExpand
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Prison Violence: The Contribution of Crowding Versus Other Determinants of Prison Assault Rates
The relationship between prison assault rates and aggregate measures of crowding, age, and prisonization is examined using data collected from 19 Federal prisons over a 33-month period, resulting inExpand
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PREP: Training Inmates through Industrial Work Participation, and Vocational and Apprenticeship Instruction
Data on over 7,000 offenders were collected to evaluate the impact of industrial work experience and vocational and apprenticeship training on in-prison and post-release outcomes. Prior research onExpand
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Criminogenic Effects of the Prison Environment on Inmate Behavior: Some Experimental Evidence
The current study analyzed a subset of the experimental data collected by Berk, Ladd, Graziano, and Baek (2003) to test whether different intensities of incarceration make inmates more criminal whileExpand
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Adult Correctional Treatment
Adult correctional treatment is effective in reducing criminal recidivism. Meta-analyses of adult and juvenile correctional interventions demonstrate that juvenile interventions are more effectiveExpand
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Alternative Solutions to the Problem of Selection Bias in an Analysis of Federal Residential Drug Treatment Programs
In an evaluation of prison-based residential drug treatment programs, the authors use three different regression-based approaches to estimating treatment effects. Two of the approaches, theExpand
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Gender differences in outcomes from prison-based residential treatment.
This study examines gender similarities and differences in background characteristics, the effectiveness of treatment, and the predictors of post-release outcomes among incarcerated drug-usingExpand
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Unintended consequences: experimental evidence for the criminogenic effect of prison security level placement on post-release recidivism
Most prison systems use quantitative instruments to classify and assign inmates to prison security levels commensurate to their level of risk. Bench and Allen (The Prison Journal 83(4):367-382, 2003)Expand
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The Effects of Overcrowding in Prison
  • G. Gaes
  • Medicine
  • Crime and Justice
  • 1 January 1985
Prison crowding is often identified as the cause of inmate ill health and misconduct and of postrelease recidivism. Crowding can be measured objectively in several ways: in terms of floor space perExpand
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