Author NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research
Published August 1974
Report Type Statistical Report 17 Series 1
Subject Perceptions of crime; Socioeconomic factors and crime

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Correctional workers are divided on many issues. One point, however, on which there is general agreement is that the effectiveness of prison rehabilitation programme is dependent upon community backing. Trade, vocational and other forms of prison training are of little benefit if the discharged prisoner returns to a hostile, unaccepting community.