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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • 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 discusses... more...

  • The Virtual Prisonby Julian V. Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00

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

  • Arbeitsschutz in der Berufsausbildungby Astrid Kaeding

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99

    Arbeitsschutz hat in der modernen Berufsausbildung eine andere Position inne als noch vor wenigen Jahren. Ursächlich dafür sind nicht nur neue Berufsbilder und gesetzliche Forderungen, auch Betriebe und Einrichtungen nutzen bereits bewusst das Potenzial des Wettbewerbsvorteils von Arbeitsschutz und tragen somit an ihre Jugendlichen von Anfang an ein... 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...

  • Releasing Prisoners, Redeeming Communitiesby Anthony C. Thompson

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 22.10

    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... more...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 7.28

    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...

  • Redemption, Rehabilitation and Risk Managementby George Mair; Lol Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Redemption, Rehabilitation and Risk Management provides the most accessible and up-to-date account of the origins and development of the Probation Service in England and Wales. The book explores and explains the changes that have taken place in the service, the pressures and tensions that have shaped change, and the role played by government,... more...