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ERIC Number: ED533685
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 194
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1248-2985-2
Former Prison Inmates' Recidivism Rates: A Content Analysis Study of the Impact of Educational and Rehabilitation Programs
Lathrop, Peter J. P., Sr.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, Capella University
This study was an analysis and synthesis of the existing research on prison-based rehabilitative programs and their positive or negative impact on recidivism rates. This study utilizes qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methodologies. This study is a qualitative research in nature in that the analysis of research findings is based on the individual interpretations of this researcher. However, the majority of the data set is quantitative in nature in that much of the findings are based on varied empirical studies on the effect(s) of prison-based rehabilitation programs might have on recidivism. This study will also utilize a mixed method approach. Purpose of this study is to add to the current research on prison-based rehabilitation programs in order to ascertain if offering inmates' rehabilitation programs reduces recidivism rates. This study added to the base of knowledge on prison-based rehabilitation of inmates in local, federal, and state prisons and the feasibility of future research on this subject. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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