The Effectiveness of a Prison and Parole System
The Effectiveness of a Prison and Parole System Author:Daniel Glaser The Effectiveness of a Prison and Parole System, originally published in hardcover in 1964, documents the results of the five and one-half year University of Illinois-Ford Foundation research in the Federal Correctional System, which Daniel Glaser, then Head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana, directed. It is... more », says David Street, "a significant and encyclopedic work. It integrates the results of a wide range of studies (Glaser) has directed with other basic findings of penology and criminology to produce a wide-ranging set of propositions exemplifying the possibilities of the policy of sciences."
Now, for the first time, this monumental study--"indispensable to students of criminology and penology at both the college and graduate-school levels," according to Sheldon Glueck of Harvard--is available in a convenient, abridged paperback edition--specially prepared for classroom use.« less