A Study on Effective Enforcement of Open Treatment
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This study deals with how the Korean open treatment for prisoners in the 21st century should be implemented effectively. For this study, the historical trace of criminal policy theories and the correctional policies in Korea and the open treatment system in some other advanced countries were reviewed. The open treatment such as open facilities, work release system etc. has been extensively used in the developed countries and it has been generally successful in rehabilitating inmates effectively. In this context, the purposes of this study are to evaluate the current practices of the open treatment in our country and to make some recommendations for their improvement. In conclusion, this study aims at offering the progressive policies for the future open treatment system in Korea by searching for the effective and innovative programs based on my field experience of corrections for a long time.