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Recidivism and desistance: August 2014

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Journal articles

  • Addressing violence by female partners is vital to prevent or stop violence against women : evidence from the multisite batterer intervention evaluation / Murray A Straus
    Violence against women 20(7) Aug 2014: 889-899
  • Chapter and verse : the role of creating writing in reducing re-offending / Michael G Crowley
    Prison service journal no. 214 Jul 2014: 10-16
  • Civic re-engagements amongst former prisoners / Gill Buck
    Prison service journal no. 214 Jul 2014: 52-57
  • Criminal recidivism among homicide offenders / Marieke Liem, Margaret A Zahn and Lisa Tichavsky
    Journal of interpersonal violence 29(14) Sep 2014: 2630-2651
  • Indeterminate and determinate sentencing models : a state-specific analysis of their effects on recidivism / Yan Zhang, Lening Zhang and Michael S Vaughn
    Crime and delinquency 60(5) Aug 2014: 693-715
  • Location monitoring for low-risk inmates : a cost-effective and and evidence-based reentry strategy / Trent Cornish and Jay Whetzel
    Federal probation 78(1) Jun 2014: 19-21
  • Profile and programming needs of federal offenders with histories of intimate partner violence / Lynn A Stewart and Jenelle Power
    Journal of interpersonal violence 29(15) Oct 2014: 2723-2747
  • Rehabilitation and prison social climate : do 'What Works' rehabilitation programs work better in prisons that have a positive social climate? / Richard W Harding
    Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology 47(2) 2014: 163-175
  • The development, validity, and reliability of the Minnesota Screening Tool Assessing Recidivism Risk (MnSTARR) / Grant Duwe
    Criminal justice policy review 25(5) Sep 2014: 579-613
  • The subjective impact of contact with the criminal justice system : the role of gender and stigmatization / Andrew James McGrath
    Crime and delinquency 60(6) Sep 2014: 884-908