Perspectives on Adult Crime and Correction: (A Comparative Study of Adult Prisoners and Probationers)

Perspectives on Adult Crime and Correction: (A Comparative Study of Adult Prisoners and Probationers)

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ISBN: 9788170170709
Language: English

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Numerous statistical and qualitative investigations have been done on crime and delinquency but nothing tangible has been done so far in this field in India.

The present study was undertaken to identify the relationship between selected social situations and criminal behaviour. An etiological analysis reveals that crime is the result of stresses and strains created by the pressures of primary relations particularly in the interpersonal relations in the family. Assessment of peno-correctional programmes in resocialising the criminals including the formal and informal inmate codes, and interpersonal relations among fellow inmates and interaction between officials and inmates, indicates that the situation in custody-oriented prison is less conducive than that in the freedom-oriented probation.

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Publisher Abhinav Publications
ISBN 9788170170709
Publishing Date 27-Mar-2012
Language English
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Contents


PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
1. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
Theories of Crime
Our Theoretical View
The Problem
Hypotheses
The Universe
The Survey Design

2. ATTRIBUTES OF CRIMINALITY
Crime and Age
Marital Status and Crime
Crime and Sex
Crime and Occupation
Crime and Income
Crime and Residence

3. PATTERNS OF CRIMINALITY
Nature of Crime
Appraisal
Our Approach

4. FAMILY AND NON-CONFORMITY TO CONDUCT NORMS
Family Structure and Crime
Intra-Family Relations and Crime
Economic Stresses and Crime

5. TRIAL, CONVICTION AND PENO-CORREC-TIONAL PROGRAMMES
Police Practices
Crime Reporting
Arrest

 

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