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“The Future of Corrections.”

Wolfgang, M
June 4, 2015

Source: (1987) Prison Journal 67(2):88-89.

In this special edition the second commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Pennsylvania Prison Society, on the future of corrections over the next 25 years., Wolfgang predicts an electronic computerized identification system that will make imprisonment less necessary and monitoring in the community more pervasive. Mediation, reconciliation and restitution will become the main models of corrections, with prisons emptied. The death penalty will disappear in the U.S.


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