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Offender reentry and cognitive intervention : propensity score matching utility for outcome assessment / Ken Balusek.

Author/Creator:
Balusek, Ken, 1966- author.
Publication:
El Paso, Texas : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (161 p.)
Series:
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Criminal Justice
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Subjects:
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States.
Recidivism -- United States -- Prevention.
Prisoners -- Deinstitutionalization -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The mass incarceration policies of recent decades have created the corresponding realization that the vast majority of these individuals will someday be released back into society. Failure to properly prepare these individuals for their return to society will result in a large number of these individuals returning to prison. This research uses propensity score matching to create comparison groups in order to evaluate a cognitive intervention program designed to reduce recidivism. Survival analysis reveals that offenders who completed the program were less likely to recidivate and their surviva
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-59332-779-X
OCLC:
885123608