Successful reentry: what differentiates successful and unsuccessful parolees?

@article{Bahr2010SuccessfulRW,
  title={Successful reentry: what differentiates successful and unsuccessful parolees?},
  author={Stephen J. Bahr and Lish Harris and James K. Fisher and Anita Harker Armstrong},
  journal={International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology},
  year={2010},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={
          667-92
        }
}
In this research the authors examine the reentry of 51 parolees during the 3 years following their release from prison. The objective is to gain increased understanding of what differentiates successful parolees from those who fail. Success is defined as being discharged from parole by 3 years after release. The study examines the extent to which drug treatment, friendships, work, family bonds, and age are associated with reentry success. Contrary to expectations, it is found that closeness to… CONTINUE READING

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