Fine Tuning Social Control: Electronic Monitoring and Surrogate Homes for Drug Using Parolees A Research Note

@inproceedings{Williams1989FineTS,
  title={Fine Tuning Social Control: Electronic Monitoring and Surrogate Homes for Drug Using Parolees A Research Note},
  author={Frank P. Williams and David Shichor and Allan H. Wiggenhorn},
  year={1989}
}
The concept of surrogate homes shows promise in overcoming some of the reliability and validity problems of electronic monitoring. Not only is there the capability of double-checking potentially spurious electronic signals, but the surrogate home family can provide information on the activity of the parolee as well. Because of the active participation of surrogate home members in the PATH program, technical and equipment problems were greatly decreased. Initial results from the PATH program… CONTINUE READING