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Synonyms for recidivism

a slipping from a higher or better condition to a lower or poorer one

Words related to recidivism

habitual relapse into crime

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In addition, this research study suggests further investigation of parenting styles and juvenile recidivism by measuring the following variables: parenting practice of males versus that of females, parenting practices of single parents (male or female) and the number of hours worked and time spent with children, and parenting practices of married couples versus that of single parent homes.
And rather than using arrest records to measure recidivism, these states are measuring the rates at which prisoners set free are back in prison within three years.
Findings from these data indicate that registration alone may reduce sex offense recidivism against friends, acquaintances, and neighbors by improving local law enforcement supervision of sex offenders.
Even though recidivism has been defined in a variety of measures, the recidivism rate has been commonly used to measure the effectiveness of correction educational programs.
The researchers looked at recidivism rates for 20,112 inmates admitted to the Philadelphia jail system in 2003 and then tracked their return rates over the next four years.
Changes in recidivism rates comparing two, 3-year periods, 1999-2002 and 2004-2007.
They found that age at first referral, father absence, and special education status were associated with recidivism: Being referred at an earlier age, father absence in the household, and being in special education increased the likelihood of recidivism.
Her signature program, "Back on Track," reportedly reduced the recidivism rate in San Francisco from the state standard of 70 percent to less than 10 percent.
The increasing incarceration and recidivism rates in the United States marked by pronounced racial disparity are recognized economic and social burdens that need to be reversed (Pew Center on the States, 2009).
A transitional jobs program for ex-prisoners developed by the Center of Employment Opportunities in New York has managed to reduce recidivism.
In New Mexico and Kentucky, evaluators focused on recidivism rates (Harrison, Maupin, & Mays, 2001; Minor, Wells, Soderstrom, Bingham, & Williamson, 1999).
While 20% could be considered a good recidivism rate, the study offers neither control group nor a reference to the recidivism rate for the Ontario area for the type of offenses that Von Hilsheimer and Quirk (2006) worked to correct.
In September, the Oklahoma Sentencing Commission reviewed a study by the Criminal Justice Resource Center that "shows little difference between recidivism among participants in Genesis One and other inmates leaving the prison system.
Section 2(b) of Proposition 83 states in part: ``Sex offenders have very high recidivism rates.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reports a 91 percent recidivism rate among teens in its facilities.