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Compendium of Correctional Research in the States, 1986-91

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September 1992
This volume presents summaries of correctional research conducted in 19 States and Canada during 1986-91 on topics such as sentencing guidelines, prison overcrowding, prison population projections, correctional treatment programs, jail issues, and risk assessment.

The volume is organized alphabetically by State, and the abstracts are alphabetized by title within each State. Each abstract includes the project title, objectives of the research, research methodology, findings, policy impact or implications, prior studies in the State, time frame of the study, agencies involved, and cost of the study. Missing headings indicate that the information was not available. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers are also provided as a resource for obtaining more information on the projects. Tables

Date Published: September 1, 1992