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Recidivism and Short Term Inmates (2002)

“The definition of recidivism varies depending on the manner in which researchers measure it. Generally, however, recidivism is understood to be a falling back or relapse into prior criminal habits, especially after punishment. Short term inmates in Canada are defined as adult offenders sentenced to provincial custody for a period of two years less a…

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Halfway Houses (2001)

A general overview of the place of halfway houses in the criminal justice system, how offenders get to halfway houses, some common issues and concerns surrounding halfway houses and the contribution of halfway houses to community safety. Download

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