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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Dreams from the Monster Factoryby Sunny Schwartz; David Boodell

    Scribner 2009; US$ 15.00

    Dreams from the Monster Factory tells the true story of Sunny Schwartz's extraordinary work in the criminal justice system and how her profound belief in people's ability to change is transforming the San Francisco jails and the criminals incarcerated there. With an immediacy made possible by a twenty-seven-year career, Schwartz immerses the reader... more...

  • Das Delikt der Gefangenenbefreiungby Martin Helm

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 38.23

    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...

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

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 72.53

    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...

  • Gefährliche Freiheit?by Peter Asprion

    Herder Verlag 2012; US$ 12.40

    Unter dem Schlagwort "Sicherungsverwahrung" ist seit einiger Zeit eine teilweise sehr emotional geführte Debatte in Deutschland entbrannt. Seit dem Urteil des Europäischen Gerichtshofs für Menschenrechte und der Entlassung einiger für gefährlich gehaltener Straftäter geht die Angst vor dem Rückfall in der Bevölkerung um. Unmöglich scheint... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    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 Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Social Problem Solving and Offendingby Mary McMurran; James McGuire

    Wiley 2005; US$ 197.95

    The evidence for social problem solving deficits being relevant to the understanding and treatment of offending behaviour has been accumulating since the 1980s. Reasoning and Rehabilitation (R&R), the first structured cognitive-behavioural treatment programme used widely with prisoners, included social problem solving as a key component and is... more...

  • The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offendersby Iain Crow

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 50.00

    In this book Iain Crow provides an accessible overview of the concepts of treatment and rehabilitation, adopting a deliberately broad definition, and considers the historical basis of treatment, and its place within the penal system and British criminology. more...

  • What Works in Correctionsby Doris Layton MacKenzie

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

    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...