ERIC Number: EJ488875
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Crime Control Policy and Community Corrections Practice: Assessing the Impact of Gender, Race, and Class.
Byrne, James M.; Taxman, Faye S.
Evaluation and Program Planning, v17 n2 p227-33 Apr-Jun 1994
The trend toward expanding the use of prisons and jails for drug and alcohol offenders, sex offenders, and mentally ill offenders is examined, as is the corresponding conversion of community corrections programs to a surveillance and control orientation. The differential impact of this trend on women, minorities, and the poor is explored. (SLD)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Community Attitudes, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Crime Prevention, Drug Abuse, Evaluation Research, Mental Disorders, Minority Groups, Poverty, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Racial Differences, Sex Differences, Social Class
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A