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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • The Virtual Prisonby Julian V. Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    Analyses the effectiveness and implications of community custody for offenders and society as a whole. more...

  • Probation Practice and the New Penologyby John Deering

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    The probation service is increasingly seen by many as a law enforcement agency, charged by government with the assessment and management of risk, the protection of the public and the management and punishment of offenders, rather than their transformation into pro-social citizens. This study discovers the extent to which practitioners within the National... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Hard Bastardsby Robin Barratt

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 11.65

    They know who they are and what they're capable of -- cross them at your peril. No real hard bastard needs to brag or bully; most are modest, thoughtful and quiet. They have nothing to prove, as opposed to wannabe tough guys, who may pump themselves full of steroids or devote themselves to the study of a martial art, but can they handle themselves... more...

  • Raoul Moat: His Short Life and Bloody Deathby Vanessa Howard

    John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99

    On July 1st Raoul Moat was released from Durham prison after serving 18 weeks for assault on a minor. In the 10 days that followed, Moat brought terror and fear to the Northumberland countryside, seriously injuring his ex-girlfriend and killing her partner before vowing to harm any policemen who got in his way. Armed with a sawn-off shotgun, Moat... more...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake 2009; US$ 9.99

    Among a U.K. prison population of close to 100,000, fewer than 40 men and women have been told they will end their days in a prison cell. Collected here are the stories of those most depraved killers whose crimes outraged society and demanded the harshest penalty available in British court. From men who crossed continents to slay youngsters to contract... more...

  • Releasing Prisoners, Redeeming Communitiesby Anthony C. Thompson

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    In the middle of the first decade of the twenty-first century,African Americans made up approximately twelve percent ofthe United States population but close to forty percent of the United States prison population. Now, in the latter half of the decade, the nation is in the midst of the largest multi-year discharge of prisoners in its history. In Releasing... more...

  • The Cybercrime Handbook for Community Correctionsby Art Bowker

    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...

  • Life After Murderby Nancy Mullane

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 26.99

    An award-winning journalist tells the personal stories of five convicted murderers, offering a new perspective on guilt, forgiveness, and second chances in America more...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74

    From sex-crazed fiends to cold-eyed professional assassins, only those convicted of the most terrible murders are told they will die behind bars.This book tells the stories of those most depraved killers whose crimes outraged society and demanded the harshest penalty available to a British court. Among a UK prison population of close to 100,000, fewer... more...

  • Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Communityby Anthony H. Goodman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 113.95

    Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Community is a significant examination of the historical development of work with offenders and their treatment by the state and society. It offers unique perspectives and a wealth of information drawn from numerous interviews with probation staff. Highlights how the work of probation staff has changed... more...