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Keeping people out of prisons

Proceedings of a conference held 27-29 March 1990

Heather Strang and Sally-Anne Gerull (eds.)
ISBN 0 642 17073 8 ISSN 1034-5086
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, January 1991


These conference proceedings detail the many innovative and successful community based programs designed as alternatives to imprisonment. The papers cover such topics as including community service orders, home detention, fine options, juvenile offender diversionary programs, youth training centres, probation, parole, bail, and Aboriginal diversionary programs