ERIC Number: EJ233739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
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Shock Probation in Ohio: Use of Base Expectancy Rates as an Evaluation Method.
Vito, Gennaro F.; Allen, Harry E.
Criminal Justice and Behavior, v7 n3 p331-40 Sep 1980
Base expectancy rates were used to evaluate the guidelines of a program intended to "shock" youthful first offenders into law-abiding behavior through brief incarceration followed by probation. Data analysis revealed that prior record was the best predictor of reincarceration. (Author/CS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio