Cover: Survey of Prison and Jail Inmates

Survey of Prison and Jail Inmates

Background and Method

Published 1982

by Mark A. Peterson, Jan M. Chaiken, Patricia A. Ebener, Paul K. Honig

Download

Download eBook for Free

FormatFile SizeNotes
PDF file 6.5 MB

Use Adobe Acrobat Reader version 10 or higher for the best experience.

Purchase

Purchase Print Copy

 Format Price
Add to Cart Paperback211 pages $45.00

This Note describes the objectives and methodology of the Second Inmate Survey, which collected detailed information from criminal offenders about their crimes and criminal careers. The Note provides detailed background information for readers of the other publications prepared under RAND's Research Agreements Program studying criminal careers. In addition, it is designed to aid researchers at RAND and elsewhere who will use data from the Survey to study criminals, criminal behavior, and criminal careers or who wish to collect similar data.

This report is part of the RAND note series. The note was a product of RAND from 1979 to 1993 that reported other outputs of sponsored research for general distribution.

This document and trademark(s) contained herein are protected by law. This representation of RAND intellectual property is provided for noncommercial use only. Unauthorized posting of this publication online is prohibited; linking directly to this product page is encouraged. Permission is required from RAND to reproduce, or reuse in another form, any of its research documents for commercial purposes. For information on reprint and reuse permissions, please visit www.rand.org/pubs/permissions.

RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.