Words nearby recidivism
Origin of recidivism
OTHER WORDS FROM recidivismre·cid·i·vist, noun, adjectivere·cid·i·vis·tic, re·cid·i·vous, adjective
Examples from the Web for recidivism
Violent criminals in America have shockingly high rates of recidivism.
Recidivism is part of the social contract in this society of freedom and justice for all.
The goal is to reduce the burden of prison costs while also reducing the recidivism rate.The White House Takes Baby Steps Toward Drug Sentencing Reform|Jamelle Bouie|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He also suggested, however, that any recidivism would be met with a yanking of support.Obama Does Delicate Dance on Historic Visit to Burma|Lennox Samuels|November 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Raising the stakes, people with these sorts of abnormal compulsions tend to have high rates of recidivism, observes Davison.Penn State Sex-Abuse Case Revives Issue of Using Chemical Castration|Michelle Cottle|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Their recidivism is not due to an inability to distinguish between right and wrong.
The detailed study of criminal heredity and of criminal habit, or recidivism, scarcely forms part of criminal anthropology.The Criminal|Havelock Ellis
Some part of the recidivism here is undoubtedly due to the kind of occupations which a child can carry on while attending school.Child Labor in City Streets|Edward Nicholas Clopper
The foregoing cases, while distinctly abnormal mentally, owe their recidivism to a qualitative rather than a quantitative defect.
In time we have come to realize that our punitive methods not only do not tend to do away with recidivism, but enhance it.