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Additional Info

  • Authors Christian Meissner, Allison Redlich, Sujeeta Bhatt, Susan Brandon
  • Published date 2012-09-01
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review User abstract
  • Category Image Category Image
  • Title Interview and interrogation methods and their effects on investigative outcomes
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.13

Additional Info

  • Authors Rigmor C. Berg, Eva Denison
  • Published date 2012-06-28
  • Coordinating group(s) International Development, Social Welfare
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • PLS Title Interventions to reduce female genital mutilation/cutting affect attitudes, not practices
  • PLS Description FGM/C interventions aim to reduce the occurrence of FGM/C among practicing communities. This review examines the empirical research on the effectiveness of FGM/C interventions. The review also examines the contextual factors that may help explain the effectiveness, or lack thereof, of such interventions.
  • Title Interventions to reduce the prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting in African countries
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.9

Additional Info

  • Authors Anthony Braga, Andrew Papachristos, David Hureau
  • Published date 2012-06-27
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Protocol Review Plain language summary Previous version
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Hot spots policing is effective in reducing crime
  • PLS Description This Campbell systematic review examines the effects of focusing police crime prevention efforts on crime hot spots, and whether focused police actions at specific locations result in crime displacement (i.e. crime moving around the corner) or diffusion (i.e. crime reduction in surrounding areas) of crime control benefits. The review includes 19 studies covering 25 cases. Seventeen of the studies were conducted in the USA.
  • Title Hot spots policing effects on crime
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.8

Additional Info

  • Authors Brandy R Maynard, Katherine Tyson McCrea, Michael S. Kelly
  • Published date 2012-05-07
  • Coordinating group(s) Education
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Truancy programmes increase school attendance, but better programmes and evidence are needed.
  • PLS Description Truancy has serious immediate and far-reaching consequences for youth, families, schools and communities. Truancy intervention programs aim to mitigate such problems using different modalities to increase student attendance. This review examines the effect of truancy interventions on chronically truant students' school attendance.
  • Title Indicated truancy interventions: effects on school attendance among chronic truant students
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.10

Additional Info

  • Authors George Patterson, Irene Chung, Philip G Swan
  • Published date 2012-04-18
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review
  • Category Image Category Image
  • Title The effects of stress management interventions among police officers and recruits
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.7

Additional Info

  • Authors John D. Westbrook, Chad Nye, Carlton J. Fong, Judith T. Wan, Tara Cortopassi, Frank H. Martin
  • Published date 2012-03-09
  • Coordinating group(s) Education
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review User abstract
  • Category Image Category Image
  • Title Effectiveness of adult employment assistance services for persons with autism spectrum disorders
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.5

Additional Info

  • Authors Anthony A. Braga, David L. Weisburd
  • Published date 2012-03-04
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Title Protocol Review Plain language summary
  • PLS Title Focused deterrence strategies (“Pulling Levers”) are effective in reducing crime
  • PLS Description Focused deterrence strategies tackle a particular crime problem by applying a varied menu of sanctions (“pulling levers”) as well as focusing social services and community resources on targeted offenders, and communicating with offenders about the attention they are receiving. These strategies have been successful in reducing crime.
  • Title The effects of ‘pulling levers’ focused deterrence strategies on crime
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.6

Additional Info

  • Authors Ojmarrh Mitchell, David Wilson, Amy Eggers, Doris MacKenzie
  • Published date 2012-02-02
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Protocol Review User abstract Plain language summary
  • Category Image Category Image
  • PLS Title Drug Courts: More Effective in Reducing Drug Use and Reoffending in Adults than Juveniles
  • PLS Description This systematic review examines the effectiveness of drug courts, including drug courts for juvenile and drunk driving (DWI) offenders, in reducing recidivism compared to the standard justice system. The review critically assesses these courts’ effects on recidivism in the short and long term. It also assesses the methodological soundness of the existing evidence, as well as the relationship between drug court features and effectiveness.
  • Title Drug courts' effects on criminal offending for juveniles and adults
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.4

Additional Info

  • Authors Christopher Koper, Evan Mayo-Wilson
  • Published date 2012-01-09
  • Coordinating group(s) Crime and Justice
  • Type of document Protocol Review
  • Category Image Category Image
  • Title Police strategies for reducing illegal possession and carrying of firearms
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.11

Additional Info

  • Authors Morris Zwi, Hannah Jones, Camilla Thorgaard, Ann York, Jane A. Dennis
  • Published date 2012-01-03
  • Coordinating group(s) Social Welfare
  • Type of document Protocol Review User abstract
  • Category Image Category Image
  • Title Parent training interventions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • See the full review https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.4073/csr.2012.2
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