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- 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...
- Policy Press 2007; US$ 35.00
Drawing on research and integrating this with practitioner experience, this book creates fresh, research-based 'practice wisdom' for engaging effectively with offenders. Recognising that there are no instant solutions to changing offending behaviour it provides a practice text that will encourage a sense of competence and confidence, enhancing... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 14.99
Preface. 1. Introduction and Overview. 2. Who's Coming Home? A Profile of Returning Prisoners. 3. The Origins and Evolution of Modern Parole. 4. The Changing Nature of Parole Supervision and Services. 5. How We Help: Preparing Inmates for Release. 6. How We Hinder: Legal and Practical Barriers to Reintegration. 7. Revolving Door Justice: Inmate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Prisoner resettlement is high on current political and policy agendas. The high reconviction rates of ex-prisoners have been acknowledged for many years but the rapidly rising prison population has meant that more prisoners than ever before are released. This together with the pressure this puts on to the infrastructure of the prison estate and the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Contemporary probation practice is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized. Probation officers are typically described now as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
This book aims to provide a critical analysis of both political and professional developments in policy and practice relating to non-custodial penalties, taking full account of recent developments and the creation of a National Probation Service in 2002. Its aim is to unravel the complex institutional goals (the role of community punishment in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
The issue of resettling ex-prisoners and ex-offenders into the community has become an increasingly important one on both sides of the Atlantic. In the USA the former Attorney General Janet Reno identified the issue as 'one of the most pressing problems we face as a nation' in view of the massive prison population and the rapid increase in rates of... more...