Current affiliation: Oregon State UniversitySubject: SociologyPrimary location: United States
Published in:Criminal Justice Policy ReviewPublication date:2014-12-01
Persons with mental illness are over-represented in the criminal justice system, and police frequently respond to situations involving mental illne...
Published in:Social CurrentsPublication date:2015-09-14
Private companies have increasingly taken over responsibilities for punishing criminals in the United States. How does this privatization of punish...
Published in:Sociological FocusPublication date:2014-10-02
Published in:Journal of Policy Analysis and ManagementPublication date:2011-06-27
This paper is about a child support debt forgiveness program, Families Forward, which offered reductions in child support debt in exchange for incr...
Published in:Law & Social InquiryPublication date:2009-09-01
Published in:The Social Science JournalPublication date:2011-06-01
Published in:Justice System JournalPublication date:2015-07-09
Published in:Race and JusticePublication date:2015-01-01
This article examines the racial pattern of inmate placement in privately operated and publicly operated correctional facilities. The analysis of A...
Published in:International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative CriminologyPublication date:2017-04-01
Lessons From a Study of Justice-Involved Persons With Suspected Mental Illness
Published in:Journal of Crime and JusticePublication date:2016-04-27
This paper discusses how and why private firms have increasingly taken over low-security prisons, while at the same time governments retain near to...