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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Täter-Opfer-Ausgleich und Schadenswiedergutmachung.by Hans Christian Kespe

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 80.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Hans Christian Kespe behandelt die aktuellen Probleme im Bereich der Auslegung sowie der Anwendung von § 46a StGB und führt diese unter kritischer Würdigung bereits vorliegender Stellungnahmen der Rechtsprechung sowie der Literatur eigenständigen Lösungen zu. Einen Schwerpunkt der Arbeit bildet die Beantwortung der Frage, ob der... more...

  • Das Delikt der Gefangenenbefreiungby Martin Helm

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 43.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Ausgehend von der geschichtlichen Entwicklung des Tatbestandes der Gefangenenbefreiung setzt sich die vorliegende Untersuchung insbesondere mit dem Schutzgut der Vorschrift, ihrem Verhältnis zum Tatbestand der Strafvereitelung, der exakten Bestimmung des "Gefangenenbegriffs" sowie der dogmatischen Behandlung des - in vielen Nachbarländern... more...

  • Marking Time in the Golden Stateby Candace Kruttschnitt; Rosemary Gartner

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 27.00

    This 2005 book examines how women prisoners' lives changed over time and how they were affected by a new generation of prisons. more...

  • Lawful Orderby Leo Carrol

    Routledge 1999; US$ 56.95

    Prisons remain a controversial topic for debate in our society. While few doubt the necessity of their existence, there is considerable debate over their purpose, organization, and processes. Do prisons exist to rehabilitate, punish, or simply incarcerate? How do we judge prison conditions? If those conditions are found to be unacceptable, how do we... more...

  • What Works in Correctionsby Doris Layton MacKenzie

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 34.00

    Through her extensive research, in this 2006 book MacKenzie provides an intensive review of correctional interventions and programs. more...

  • Understanding Desistance from Crimeby Stephen Farrall; Adam Calverley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    The growth of interest in why people stop offending and how they are resettled following punishment has been remarkable. Once a marginal topic in criminology, it is now a central topic of research and theorising amongst those studying criminal careers. This book is both an introduction to research on desistance, and the report on a follow-up of two... more...