Description and Rationale for Proposed M.S. Degree Training Program in Applied Social Research in Crime and Delinquency Programs
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During the past decade an increasing societal commitment has been made to various social action programs designed to ameliorate problems involving deviant and/or maladaptive behaviors. In particular, much public attention, monetary commitment, and professional effort have been directed toward agencies and programs dealing with individuals who have violated criminal and juvenile laws (cf., Miller, 1973). Efforts to evaluate the effectiveness of these social action programs have enhanced our knowledge of factors that contribute to problems of crime and delinquency. For certain, these activities have revealed many of the complexities of program operations. Nevertheless, Glaser (1973:182) has observed that
Evaluations too often are formulated in noncomparable terms, are reported in widely scattered publications, and consequently, provide only disconnected bits of knowledge that are noncumulative.
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