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  • Define recidivism and explain its role in the criminal justice system.
  • The rate of recidivism is an indication of whether or not corrections is working. True or False?
  • ________ deterrence seeks to reduce the likelihood of recidivism by convicted offenders.
  • Federal prisons have a lower recidivism rate than state prisons. True or False?
  • Labeling theorists would explain recidivism among those released from prison as what?

Girl studying recidivism and criminology