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A Follow-Up Study Of Children Released From Child Care Centers, Tamsel Tack Cabrera Jan 1977

A Follow-Up Study Of Children Released From Child Care Centers, Tamsel Tack Cabrera

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Concerned by the increase in the average daily populations at Maclaren School for Boys and Hillcrest School for Girls, Children's Services Division has requested research related to children who have been released from child care centers and private institutions.

Child care centers were originally developed as alternatives to the state institutions. As children were diverted to various child care centers, the populations of these two institutions decreased, and plans were made to merge the two schools, thus closing Hillcrest. With the increase in populations at both schools, this is no longer feasible.

As much time and effort is spent ...


Learning About Crime: Conceptions Of Crime And Law Enforcement As They Relate To Use Of Television And Other Information Sources, Susan Schwartz Mcdonald Jan 1977

Learning About Crime: Conceptions Of Crime And Law Enforcement As They Relate To Use Of Television And Other Information Sources, Susan Schwartz Mcdonald

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From the introduction:

The possibility that television might influence our view of the world--that is, may teach values, expectations, and even norms of behavior-- has inspired a variety of attempts to identify and measure the consequences of exposure. TV's programming emphasis in recent years on the dramatization of crime control (a subject already salient in the real world) makes crime and law enforcement an especially important area in which to look for potential effects of television. At the same time, the fact that other relevant information sources may be capable of generating the same biases and misconceptions, renders inconclusive ...