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Aim of Gillis & Nafekh

Investigate the effect of recidivism rates of community - based employment schemes

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Participants of Gillis & Nafekh

- 23,525
- 95% men
- federal offenders conditionally released between 1998-2005

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Method of Gillis & Nafekh

Analysis of data from Canada's management system
Matched pairs design of:

- Those employed prior to release on a special programme. Those unemployed
- Gender
- Risk level
- Release year
- Sentence length
- Family relations
- Substance abuce

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Results of Gillis & Nafekh

Average time to get employed - men = 6 months
- women = 10 months
- If on employment programme before less likely to return to custody
- Median time to return, longer for employed
- 70% employed remained
- 55% unemployed remained

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Conclusions of Gillis & Nafekh

- Offenders with severe learning deficits, more tailored programmes should be used
- Just as important as drug rehabilitation