In 1974, Robert Martinson authored a controversial essay “What Works-Questions and Answers About Prison Reform.” As a result of this essay, for the next 25+ years, the criminal justice system and society maintained a belief that rehabilitation and treatment did not work.??
For this assignment, you will be required to locate a minimum of two scholarly resources that either support and/or reject Robert Martinson’s position in his essay that nothing (rehabilitation/treatment) works. Please be sure to briefly critique both of these articles. In addition, please take a position on whether you agree or disagree with Martinson’s position that rehabilitation/treatment does not work.