Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SJ-031-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1981

Subject Area: Anomic Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Employment services for ex-offenders, 1981-1984: Boston, Chicago, and San Diego.  [machine-readable data file] / Milkman, Raymond H.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8619

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This study was conducted to test whether job counseling and placement services, accompanied by intensive follow-up after placement, would significantly increase the effectiveness of employment programs for recent prison releases. Data were collected on personal, criminal, and employment backgrounds. Information is also included on the type, duration, and pay of previous employment, living arrangements, marital status, criminal history, and characteristics of the employment placement.

SOURCE: official Criminal Justice Agency records, and self-enumerated questionnaires

UNIVERSE: Offenders released from federal, state, or local adult correctional facilities in Massachusetts, California, and Illinois.

SAMPLE: Random sample.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 3 data files.

DATA TYPE: survey data, and event/transaction data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image

TIME PERIOD: 1981-1984

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1981-1984

FUNDING AGENCY: United States Department of Justice. National Institute of Justice.

GRANT NUMBER: 80-IJ-CX-KO13

SUBJECT TERMS: correctional facilities. crime. crime prevention. criminal justice system. employment. living conditions. public employment services. sentencing. California-San Diego. Illinois-Chicago. Massachusetts-Boston. United States.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

Milkman, Raymond H. CODEBOOK FOR THE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR EX-OFFENDERS FIELD TEST. The Lazar Institute, 1985. Timrots, Anita D. AN EVALUATION OF EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR EX-OFFENDERS. Unpublished Master's Thesis, University of Maryland, n.d.

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