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Research Meets Pragmatism: A Policymakers' Guide to Reconsidering Incarceration
Thinking About Corrections


With the FBI reporting violent crime on the rise nationwide, the Vera Institute of Justice has just issued a timely report tackling the thorny issue of the effectiveness of increased incarceration as a strategy for combating crime.  Reconsidering Incarceration: New Directions for Reducing Crime weighs the research and suggests ways to direct policymakers' limited resources.

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