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Ignoring Correctional Treatment and Research.docx

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Ignoring Correctional Treatment and Research  Cullen et al say that criminologists are aware of the policy implications of their theories  However, they neglect to examine research of correctional rehabilitation programs to see whether their theories are adequate Pointing Fingers  Cullen et al blame the sociologists  Edwin Sutherland’s extensive (and at times vociferous critiques of the Gleucks aimed at discrediting psychobiological explanations ad strengthening sociologus’ position  Robert Merton’s strein theory located crime in the social structure (blocked opportunities to achieving cultural goals)  Howard Becker’s labeling theory argued that stigmatizing offenders created a self-fulfilling prophesy Nothing Works  Subject of famous 1974 essay by Robert Martinson  Analyzed 231 studies from 1945 – 1967, and concluded that the net result was close to zero  Confirmed “what criminologists alrea
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