Halfway Houses and Parole: A National Assessment
During a recent national study of parole, the issues of halfway houses and their use by parolees were examined. These issues have implications for a wide variety of subjects, ranging from scope of clientele to cost effectiveness. This article examines certain critical issues surrounding the use of halfway houses and parole on the national level.
KeywordsRecidivism Rate House Program House Resident Parole Officer House Movement
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