All interventions entail a concerted mobilization of resources and opportunities. These resources and opportunities may exceed the rewards of pursuing the intervention’s goal, may be acquired by hostile parties, or may be taken advantage of by clients in a way that is unintended. These possibilities raise the prospect of exploiting interventions in a manner that subverts or even reverses an intended outcome. I will first consider the question of exploitation by hostile and nonhostile targets of intervention and then turn to exploitation by agents of intervention.


Illicit Exploitation False Confession Grand Jury Magnet School Crime Network 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

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  • Sam D. Sieber

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