Multiple research methods for evidence generation

This chapter describes tools for researchers to address the tasks of problem definition, measurement, causal processes, and generalization. We begin with an extended example of developing practice-based evidence in community-based youth justice organizations in New York City.

Juvenile Crime Interventions

Jeffrey A. Butts and John K. Roman (2009). Juvenile Crime Interventions. In Investing in the Disadvantaged: Assessing the Benefits and … More

Probation and Parole

Jeffrey A. Butts (2008). Probation and Parole. In the Encyclopedia of Social Work, 20th Edition. Terry Mizrahi and Larry E. Davis … More

Whose Problem?

Jeffrey A. Butts (2007). Whose Problem? In Debating Youth Justice: From Punishment to Problem Solving. London, England: Centre for Crime and … More