The specific deterrent effect of custodial penalties on juvenile re-offending.

@article{Weatherburn2009TheSD,
  title={The specific deterrent effect of custodial penalties on juvenile re-offending.},
  author={Don Weatherburn and Sumitra Vignaendra and Andrew B McGrath},
  journal={BOCSAR NSW Crime and Justice Bulletins},
  year={2009},
  pages={1-8}
}
The following paper deals with the question of whether custodial penalties are a deterrent to subsequent offending among young people sentenced in the NSW Children’s Court. It will do so by reporting the results of a study undertaken in the court between 2004 and 2007. The aim of this study, amongst other things, was to determine whether being sentenced to a control order led to greater or lesser offending compared to a group sentenced to community‐based orders. The structure of this paper will… 

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