When probation becomes more dreaded than prison

Petersilia, Joan
March 1990
Federal Probation;Mar1990, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p23
Assesses whether community sanctions are punitive enough to convince the public that the `punishment fit the crime.' Assumptions about punishment; Diminishing punitive power of imprisonment; Reasons why offenders would choose imprisonment over intensive supervision programs (ISP); Importance of offenders' perceptions of punishment.


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