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ERIC Number: EJ414549
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0195-6116
Shock Incarceration: Rehabilitation or Retribution?
MacKenzie, Doris Layton; And Others
Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, v14 n2 p25-40 1989
Reviews Louisiana's shock incarceration program used as alternative to standard prison incarceration. Program involves short period of imprisonment in a "boot camp" type atmosphere followed by three phases of intensive parole supervision. Examines the program in regard to its rehabilitative potential and compares program elements to those of successful rehabilitation programs identified in recent literature reviews. (Author/PVV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana