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Study Report

Study Number: SJ-018-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1982

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Learning deficiencies among adult inmates, 1982: Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Washington.  [machine-readable data file] / Bell, Raymond  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8359

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy, two copies.

Abstract: The National Institute of Justice sponsored this study of 1,065 prison inmates in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Washington. Respondents were administered an academic achievement test and an individual intelligence test. Two screening tests were also given to certain respondents. Specifically, the following seven groups of variables were examined: demographic variables, criminal justice variables, educational background variables, family background variables, academic achievement variables, ability variables, and disability variables. The data are contained in one file that has a logical record length of 100 characters.

SUBJECT TERMS: academic skills. criminal justice system. education. family. health. inmates. justice. occupations. student achievement. vocational training. Louisiana. Pennsylvania. United States. Washington.

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