Author ORCID Identifier
Armstrong - https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6003-0031
The Future of Criminology
This chapter highlights the role that high-quality evaluations, especially randomized experiments, and rigorous techniques of research synthesis (which include high-quality evaluations) have played in recent years in drawing attention to the importance and effectiveness of correctional treatment for offenders as well as the ineffectiveness of many popular “get tough” programs.
MacKenzie, D.L., & Armstrong, G.S. The Human Experiment in Treatment: A Means to an End of Offender Recidivism. In R. Loeber & B. Welsh (eds.), The Future of Criminology. Pp 189-195. Oxford University Press: Cambridge, UK. (Invited Chapter) https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.001.0001