Prison-Based Animal Programs

  title={Prison-Based Animal Programs},
  author={Gennifer Furst},
  journal={The Prison Journal},
  pages={407 - 430}
Although animals appear to be increasingly incorporated into correctional programming, the field has failed to systematically study the phenomenon. The present research is an initial attempt to capture the extent to which these types of programs are being administered in U.S. prisons through a national survey of state correctional systems. The research regarding the potential therapeutic effects of animals and what we know about prison-based animal programs (PAPs) are reviewed. Among the… 

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