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Deterrent effects of imprisonment

Abstract : This paper provides a sintetic review of the literature concernig the effects of imprisonment on crime rates and on recidivism. We hghlight both the effects depending on general and specific deterrence as well as open research questions. Nb: This manuscript is a working draft of a voice in preparation for Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Springer.
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Roberto Galbiati, Francesco Drago. Deterrent effects of imprisonment. 2012. ⟨hal-01073676v2⟩



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