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  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitationby Patricia Van Voorhis; Emily J. Salisbury

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially... more...

  • Corrections, Peacemaking and Restorative Justiceby Michael Braswell; John Fuller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    This book views peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that is expressed in many different shapes and forms. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice principles as a way of intervening with offenders in both institutional and community-based settings. Philosophical and spiritual contexts for peacemaking... more...

  • Correctionsby John Whitehead; Kimberly Dodson; Bradley Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially... more...

  • The Reappearedby Rebekah Park

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Between 1976 and 1983, during a period of brutal military dictatorship, armed forces in Argentina abducted 30,000 citizens. These victims were tortured and killed, never to be seen again. Although the history of los desaparecidos , ?the disappeared,? has become widely known, the stories of the Argentines who miraculously survived their imprisonment... more...

  • Practical Program Evaluation For Criminal Justiceby Gennaro F. Vito; George E Higgins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice shows readers how to apply the principles of fiscal responsibility, accountability, and evidence-based practice to criminal justice reform plans. Unlike other policy-based texts, which tend to focus more on implementation than assessment, this book provides applicable, step-by-step instruction on... more...

  • The Politics of Foster Care Administration in the United Statesby Rebecca Padot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Government-by-proxy and intergovernmental relations profoundly affect the public administration of foster care. Using examples from foster care systems in the states of Delaware, Michigan, New York, and Rhode Island, Rebecca Padot eloquently combines a rigorous methodology and theory work to expose the conditions under which foster care outcomes can... more...

  • College for Convictsby Christopher Zoukis

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    The United States accounts for 5 percent of the world's population, yet incarcerates about 25 percent of the world's prisoners. Examining a wealth of studies by researchers and correctional professionals, and the experience of educators, this book shows recidivism rates drop in direct correlation with the amount of education prisoners receive,... more...

  • Creating Stable Foster Placementsby Alyson Rees; Andrew Pithouse; Freda Lewis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    What are the key ingredients for long lasting foster care placements? In this study the lives and routines of 10 foster families, considered to be providers of effective and lasting care are examined. Featuring original research, the type of care that these families provide and the reason for their success is analysed. more...

  • Appealing to Justiceby Kitty Calavita; Valerie Jenness

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Having gained unique access to California prisoners and corrections officials and to thousands of prisoners? written grievances and institutional responses, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness take us inside one of the most significant, yet largely invisible, institutions in the United States. Drawing on sometimes startlingly candid interviews with... more...

  • Delivering Rehabilitationby Lol Burke; Steve Collett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be justified when there are other disadvantaged groups in society... more...