Family Support in the Prisoner Reentry Process

  title={Family Support in the Prisoner Reentry Process},
  author={Rebecca L. Naser and Nancy G. La Vigne},
  journal={Journal of Offender Rehabilitation},
  pages={106 - 93}
Abstract This paper examines the role of family in the prisoner reintegration process, exploring the views of soon-to-be-released prisoners regarding the family support they expect to receive as well as their assessments of how supportive family members actually were after release. It draws on a study of 413 male prisoners returning to the cities of Baltimore and Chicago who completed self-administered surveys one to two months prior to their release and one-on-one interviews between two and… 

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