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Ending a Cycle: Effects of a Pre-release Program on Recidivism

Abstract Recidivism occurs when an individual is released from prison and then, through a violation of parole or a new offense, ends up back in prison. Durose and colleagues (2014) cite that 55.4% of individuals go back to prison after a five-year post release. Considerable attention has been focused on reducing the cycle of these individuals going back to prison. One of the attempts to remedy this issue is through offering pre-release programs for prison inmates. These programs seek to provide individuals skills that will reduce their likelihood of reoffending. But existing research shows that the effectiveness of these programs is limited. Moreover, few attempts have been made to look at differences between individual’s dosage of program participa... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Moore, Deana (Author) / Young, Jacob T.N. (Advisor) / Telep, Cody W. (Committee member) / Wright, Kevin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Criminology / Corrections / Pre-release Program / Recidivism
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 26 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Criminology and Criminal Justice 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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