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: Lowenkamp, C. T., Hubbard, D., Markarios, M. D., & Latessa, E. J. (2009). A quasi-experimental evaluation of thinking for a change: A “real-world” application. Criminal Justice and Behavior36(2), 137-146. DOI: 10.1177/0093854808328230

Article 2: Allen, H. E., and Latessa, E. J. (1980). Corrections in America: 2,000A.DJournal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 1(4) 1-3. DOI: 10.1177/104398628000100402

  1. What innovations and predictions do the authors suggest for the future of criminology?
  2. This article was written in the 80’s, with what we know now, were the authors realistic in their predictions?
  3. What do the authors suggest corrections departments need to implement to protect from further overpopulation?

Article 3: Perez, D. M. (2009). Applying evidence-based practices to community corrections supervision: An evaluation of residential substance abuse treatment for high-risk probationers. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 25(4) 422-458. DOI: 10.1177/1043986209344557

  1. Define evidence-based practices, according to the article.
  2. Based in statistical convention, what results did the study find no difference between the study group and the control group?
  3. The study found that a subsample of offenders in treatment had a significantly larger proportion of other offenses compared to the controls, what types of offenses are those?