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`Something from nothing': Shifting credibility in community correctional programmes in Australia

Israel, M.ORCID: 0000-0002-1263-8699 and Dawes, J. (2002) `Something from nothing': Shifting credibility in community correctional programmes in Australia. Criminal Justice, 2 (1). pp. 5-25.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1177/17488958020020010101
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Abstract

Growth in the number and size of community corrections programmes in Australia has occurred despite concerns about the value of those programmes. In this article, we examine the debate that took place among researchers and practitioners about the credibility of community corrections following Martinson's apparent assertion in 1974 that `nothing works' and investigate what little is known about the confidence that various groups in Australia are prepared to place in such programmes.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: SAGE
Copyright: © 2019 by SAGE Publications
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/53468
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