SAGE Journal Articles

Access to full-text SAGE journal articles that have been carefully selected to support and expand on the concepts presented in each chapter. Journal articles can act as an ideal resource to help support your assignments and studies.

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Food for Thought Article

Article 1: Willis, G. M., & Grace, R. C. (2009). Assessment of community reintegration planning for sex offenders: Poor planning predicts recidivismCriminal Justice and Behavior36(5), 494-512. DOI: 10.1177/0093854809332874

Article 2: Moster, A., Wnuk, D. W., and Jeglic, E. L. (2008). Cognitive behavioral therapy interventions with sex offenders. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 14(2) 109-121. DOI: 10.1177/1078345807313874

  1. What does cognitive behavioral therapy state about distorted and dysfunctional thinking? What is the main goal of using cognitive behavioral therapy interventions with sex offenders?
  2. What are cognitive distortions?
  3. Discuss the definition of intimacy and how this may be distorted by sex offenders.

Article 3: Sevigny, E. L., Pollack, H. A., and Reuter, P. (2013). Can drug courts help to reduce prison and jail populations? The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences,647(1) 190-212. DOI: 10.1177/0002716213476258

  1. Drug courts, like many other social service innovations, face familiar challenges associated with serving severely disadvantaged or criminally active populations, what are these challenges?
  2. Discuss in detail the difficulty with drug court capacity constraints.
  3. What does the text discuss about the legal consequences of program failure?