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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Dictionary of Probation Offender Managementby Rob Canton; David Hancock

    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...

  • Punishment in the Communityby Anne Worrall; Clare Hoy

    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...

  • After Crime Punishmentby Shadd Maruna; Russ Immarigeon

    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...

  • Handbook of Probationby Loraine Gelsthorpe; Rod Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    This Handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date source of information and analysis about all aspects of the work of the Probation Service. It takes full account of the many changes that the Probation Service has undergone over the last few years, and is currently undergoing as probation becomes part of the broader National... more...

  • Community Justiceby Jane Winstone; Francis Pakes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This book provides and accessible text and critical analysis of the concepts and delivery of community justice, a focal point in contemporary criminal justice. The probation service in particular has undergone radical changes in relation to professional training, roles and delivery of services, but now operates within a mosaic of a number of inter-agency... more...

  • Transforming Youth Justiceby Anna Souhami

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In 1997 the newly modernized Labour party swept into power promising a radical overhaul of the youth justice system. The creation of inter-agency Youth Offending Teams (YOTs) for the delivery of youth justice services were the cornerstone of the new approach. These new YOTs were designed to tackle an 'excuse culture' that was allegedto pervade the... more...

  • How Offenders Transform Their Livesby Bonita Veysey; Johnna Christian; Damian J. Martinez

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    At a time when the scale of imprisonment in the United States has reached a historic high, researchers estimate that more than 600,000 individuals a year are released from prison to return to their home communities. These individuals have serious needs, such as finding employment and housing, reuniting with family members, and obtaining healthcare... more...

  • Transitions to Better Livesby Andrew Day; Sharon Casey; Tony Ward; Kevin Howells; James Vess

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Transitions to Better Lives aims to describe, collate, and summarize a body of recent research ? both theoretical and empirical ? that explores the issue of treatment readiness in offender programming. It is divided into three sections: part one unpacks a model of treatment readiness, and explains how it has been operationalized part two... more...

  • 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...