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: Parhar, K. K., Wormith, S. J., Derkzen, D. M., & Beauregard, A. M. (2008). Offender coercion in treatment: A meta-analysis of effectiveness. Criminal Justice and Behavior35(9), 1109-1135. DOI: 10.1177/0093854808320169

Article 2: Taylor, C. J., (2013). Tolerance of minor setbacks in a challenging reentry experience: An evaluation of a federal reentry court. Criminal Justice Policy Review 24(1) 49-70. DOI: 10.1177/0887403411427354

  1. What were the outcomes found associated with STAR participation concerning recidivism and revocation?
  2. What are the key components of the STAR program
  3. The use of graduated rewards and sanctions is a defining feature of the specialized court movement. What have these graduated sanctions been found to provide?

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) 442-458. DOI: 10.1177/1043986209344557

  1. What do the results suggest about the change from T1 to T2 offending in the treatment group?
  2. What do the authors suggest caused the change?
  3. How does the residential treatment group compare to the matched control group?