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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 36.95
This book offers a challenge to many of the assumptions of criminal justice policy and the dominant approaches to practice. The contributors advocate an emphasis on constructive work with offenders that harnesses their positive strengths and resources, and offers inclusive approaches to effective offender assessment and intervention. more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 61.00
Correctional Boot Camps: Military Basic Training or a Model for Corrections? provides the most up-to-date assessment of the major perspectives and issues related to the current state of boot camps. The book goes beyond cursory examinations of the effectiveness of boot camps, presenting an in-depth view of a greater variety of issues. Correctional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
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 students prepare for a career in correctional counseling and can help working... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 94.95
Corrections: Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed opinions regarding the... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 41.95
In the early 1990s, professionals began to question how to address offender computer use while on supervision, but in the past ten years, tools emerged that were specifically developed for triage and field forensics. As these were rapidly embraced, it was still unclear what professionals could look for, how to look for it, and how to interpret what... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this decision? And in what ways does probation help? This book... 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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
This book provides a theoretrical framework for judging the effectiveness of offender interventions. It includes analysis by leading criminologists of key ?turning points? and recent innovations, and long-term data on the role of marriage in offenders? lives. more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 112.00
Accessible, jargon-free and available in both print and electronic formats, the one-volume Encyclopedia of Community Corrections explores all aspects of community corrections, from its philosophical foundation to its current inception. more...