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A Description of Speak Outs in Oklahoma Prisons
- Describes speak out programs within the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, as they evolved from the "Scared Straight" program of the 1970s. By Prof. Phillip D. Holley and Dennis Brewster, Department of Sociology, Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
A Profile of Murderer Escapees
- 35 murderers who had escaped from the legal custody of the between the period 1990 to 1995 were compared with 100 murderers who did not escape during the same period. Emeritus Prof. Harjit S. Sandhu, Oklahoma State University.
A Profile of Women Inmates in the State of Oklahoma
- Describes the differences and similarities between Oklahoma's female inmates and other female inmates nation-wide. Oklahoma has the largest female prison population. By Beverly R. Fletcher, Garry L. Rolison, Dreama G. Moon.
Adding It Up: The Economic Impact of Incarceration on Individuals, Families, and Communities
- Develops a conceptual framework for examining the economic impact of incarceration on human capital, families and communities. By Prof. Harold Watts (Columbia University) and Demetra Smith Nightingale.
Backfire: When Incarceration Increases Crime
- Examines the ways in which prison may have inadvertently affected crime rates. By Todd R. Clear, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University.
Basic Trends in Sentence Length and Time Served in Oklahoma Corrections. 1900-1992
- An analysis of trends in sentence lengths and time served in its correctional system since 1900. Contracted by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
Bearing the Burden: How Incarceration Weakens Inner-City Communities
- Explores how high rates of incarceration might weaken already fragile inner-city neighborhoods. By Joan Moore, Professor Emerita, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Changing Perceptions of the Etiology of Crime: The Relationship Between Abuse and Female Criminality
- Examines the relationship between female criminality and the experience of abuse via a surveyof 557 female inmates at two correctional centers in Oklahoma.
Civil War, Terrorism and Gangs. Social Dynamics
- The work deals with the social and psychological causes of terrorism and banditism and of civil wars. Emphasis is placed on the role of the leader. The work is intended for sociologist, psychologist, criminologist, politicians, etc.
Civil War, Terrorism and Gangs: The System of Sociology and Social Dynamics
- By Dr. Raddai Raikhlin (translated from Russian). Society and individuals are described in terms of their social cohesion and integration.
Female Inmates in Oklahoma: An Updated Profile and Programming Assessment
- Oklahoma has more female inmates (per capita) than any other state; this paper examines whether the state's correctional facilities meet the needs of women. Prof. Susan Marcus-Mendoza (University of Oklahoma)and Robert Briody (Oklahoma Department of Corrections).
Ferdinand Tonnies on Crime and Society
- By Dr. Mathieu Deflam. Discussion of the criminological sociology of Ferdinand Tönnies (1855-1936).
Growing Up Behind Bars: Confinement, Youth Development and Crime
- Presents an exploration of the net impact of confinement on youth age 16 and younger and proposes a research plan to examine this issue. By Prof. Carl S. Taylor.
Incarceration Rates by Race
- Dr. David A. Camp examines racial imbalances in incarcertaion rates in Oklahoma.
Judicial Attitudes on Feminist Ideas and Female Felons: the Impact on Female Crime Patterns
- Questionnaires about judicial attitudes toward feminism and toward female were administered to 234 of the 243 Oklahoma judges. Mixed evidence for bias was found. By Dr. Charles O. Ochie Sr. and Dr. Tayoba T. Ngenge.
Profile of Women Incarcerated For Murder in Oklahoma
- Survey data of female inmates in Oklahoma are utilized to study the characteristics of women incarcerated for murder.
Substance Abuse Among Female Prisoners in Oklahoma
- Using a volunteer sample of 547 women prisoners, this study compares female drug users and nondrug users by race.
The Aging of Prison Populations: Directions for Oklahoma
- Examines the effect that an agning prison population has on the quantity and diversity of services prisons provide.
The Evolution of Mental Health Standards and Services in Adult Correctional Institutions: A Case Study of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division
- March 2000 master's (Criminal Justice) thesis submitted by Roberta Rodriguez to St. Mary's University (Texas)
The Next Generation: Children of Prisoners
- Examines the unintended consequences of the incarceration of parents on children. By Dr. John Hagan, Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.
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