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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The prison has often been the focus for concerns about human rights violations, and campaigns aimed at achieving social justice, for those with an interest in the criminalisation of women. To reduce the number of women imprisoned, a range of policy initiatives have been developed to increase the use of community-based responses to women in conflict... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 47.95
Presenting research that will underpin effective practice with women who offend, this unique and thought-provoking text aims to help professionals meet the needs of this group as well as providing a theoretical resource for policy makers and academics. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00
Presents the implications for choosing and adapting research methodologies; emphasizes the importance of identifying the process of social work, its outcomes; and distinguishes between the identification of effectiveness and its evaluation. This book describes the means of dissemination necessary if research is to influence policy and practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95
Contributions to this book challenge policy-makers and corrections systems to concentrate on community provision for women offenders and resist popular calls for more punitive responses to all offenders, women included. Contributors come from a wide range of countries including Australia, Canada, UK and USA. They argue that the criminogenic lens applied... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The number of women prisoners has been growing rapidly during recent years and in many places has more than doubled in the past decade, significantly outstripping increases in the number of male prisoners and with particular consequences for minority ethnic, black and aboriginal women, who constitute disproportionate levels of prison populations in... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 34.95
Based on key research into assessment, treatment and recidivism, this book offers practical guidance on improving intervention techniques with sex offenders. The contributors explore the monitoring and surveillance strategies and cognitive-behavioural techniques currently in use, and give clear directions for future practice. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 45.00
Developments in Social Work with Offenders explains the organisational and legislative changes that have occurred in social work and probation across the UK in the past 10 years, in the context of the accumulating body of knowledge about what constitutes effective practice in the assessment, supervision and management of offenders in the community. more...