Chapter 5. Developmental Prevention Programmes: Effectiveness and Benefit-Cost Analysis

  1. James McGuire
  1. David P. Farrington1 and
  2. Brandon C. Welsh2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch5

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

How to Cite

Farrington, D. P. and Welsh, B. C. (2002) Developmental Prevention Programmes: Effectiveness and Benefit-Cost Analysis, in Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending (ed J. McGuire), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK

  2. 2

    Dept. of Criminal Justice, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471987611

Online ISBN: 9780470713464

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Keywords:

  • criminal justice prevention;
  • human development;
  • crimes;
  • randomized experiment;
  • parent training

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Evaluating Developmental Prevention

  • Evaluation of Specific Programmes

  • Benefit—cost Analysis

  • Benefits and Costs of Specific Programmes

  • Conclusions

  • References