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The economics of implementing intensive in-prison sex-offender treatment programs

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

The Criminology Research Council funded a study that investigated the economic costs and benefits of implementing in-prison sex offender treatment programs for male child sex offenders. This paper provides a summary of key aspects of the larger study and outlines the components of costs and benefits and associated parameters involved in the analysis.

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Donato R & Shanahan M. 1999. The economics of implementing intensive in-prison sex-offender treatment programs. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 134. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi134