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Deinstitutionalization and Welfare Policies
  • P. Lerman
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political…
  • 1 May 1985
Before America began creating a federally based welfare state in the 1930s, most publicly funded responses to social problems had an institutional bias. The ways in which the welfare programsExpand
Deinstitutionalization and mortality: findings of a controlled research design in New Jersey.
In previous studies of the mortality of deinstitutionalized persons with disabilities in California and Pennsylvania, investigators failed to employ a prospective controlled research design. WeExpand
Longitudinal changes in adaptive behaviors of movers and stayers: findings from a controlled research design.
Reviews of research on deinstitutionalization show that investigators have focused primarily on adaptive behavior changes of "movers," while paying minimal attention to "stayers." Analysis of theirExpand
Of problems and perspectives: Predicting the use of mental health services by parents of urban youth
Abstract Recently, the national policy agenda has included an interest in the utilization of mental health services, especially among urban and minority youth. This paper analyzes a survey of 126Expand
Child Welfare, the Private Sector, and Community-Based Corrections
After more than a decade of carrying out a community-based juvenile correctional policy, it is useful to stand back and gain perspective on how this policy has been implemented. From national dataExpand
Trends and Issues in the Deinstitutionalization of Youths in Trouble
Instead of focusing exclusively on status offenders, or on youths adjudicated by a juvenile court, this paper summarizes trends and issues related to the differential institutional handling of allExpand
Individual values, peer values, and subcultural delinquency.
  • P. Lerman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • American sociological review
  • 1 April 1968