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The Practice and Promise of Prison Programming
This report includes a literature review on the effectiveness of educational, vocational, and work programs in prison on employment outcomes and recidivism, and it includes an inventory of prison… Expand
The New Landscape of Imprisonment: Mapping America's Prison Expansion
In recent decades, growth in the number of people in U.S. prisons has been the largest in history-the prison population increased by more than one million between 1980 and 2000. To accommodate this… Expand
Understanding Sexual Victimization: Using Medical Provider Data to Describe the Nature and Context of Sexual Crime in Massachusetts
Document Title: Benefit-Cost Analysis of Supermax Prisons: Critical Steps and Considerations
This policy brief provides an introduction to benefit-cost analysis and how it can assist policymakers and corrections officials in determining whether investing in supermax security facilities constitutes an appropriate and effective allocation of resources. Expand
Empirical Studies of Projection: A Critical Review
Empirical work to date on the Freudian concept of projection is assessed. Previous reviews are considered and recent work integrated as well as material from several disciplines. This is an area with… Expand
Resource Guide: A Systematic Approach to Improving Community Safety
Shotspotter Technology in Policing: A City's Answer to Violence?
THE NATIONAL COUNCI L FOR SOVIET AND EAST EUROPEA N RESEARC
This note examines recent literature incorporating indices of liberalization as explanator y variables of economic performance during the transition . While not questioning the policy recommendation… Expand
The time and place for political ecology: An introduction to the articles
Political ecology (PE) is experiencing a renaissance and embrace similar to that of Geography itself. Just as there is a rediscovery of the importance of place and thus Geography, Geographers and… Expand