TITLE

Probation as a Sanction

AUTHOR(S)
Scuily-Whitaker, Mary
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
IARCA Journal on Community Corrections;Jun1993, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the benefit of probation as a sanction for female offenders in the U.S. She states the trend toward alternative sentencing aimed at both reducing prison overcrowding, and allowing sanctions to enable offenders to change their lives. She says that a positive change in the lives of women offenders can take place if they build a relationship with a probation officer who is sensitive to their needs. Also emphasized is the need for women offenders to have positive people in their lives.
ACCESSION #
59686568

 

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