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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • The Ex-Prisoner's Dilemmaby Andrea M. Leverentz

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    Drawing on repeated interviews with forty-nine women newly released from prison, Leverentz explores the conflicting messages these women receive about who they are and who they should be?from prison staff, workers at halfway houses and drug treatment programs, family members, and friends.  These messages, she shows, shape the narratives the women... more...

  • Explaining Criminal Careersby John F. MacLeod; Peter Grove; David Farrington

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 114.99

    Explaining Criminal Careers presents a simple but influential theory of crime, conviction and reconviction. The assumptions of the theory are derived directly from a detailed analysis of cohort samples extracted from the Home Office Offenders Index - a unique database which contains records of all criminal (standard list) convictions in England and... more...

  • Forensic Case Formulationby Peter Sturmey; Mary McMurran

    Wiley 2011; US$ 132.95

    Forensic Case Formulation is the first text that describes the principles and application of case formulation specifically to forensic clinical practice. Addresses risk assessment and its implications for case formulation and treatment Covers a range of serious forensic problems such as violence, sexual offending, personality disorder, and... more...

  • Foundations of Offender Rehabilitationby Sharon Casey; Andrew Day; Jim Vess; Tony Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    The past three decades has seen dramatic changes in the way in which the criminal justice system responds to those who break the law. The old claim in the field of correctional psychology that "nothing works" has strongly been refuted in the face of evidence from rehabilitation programmes that do make a difference. The graduate student in forensic... more...

  • A Halfway House for Womenby Gail A. Caputo

    Northeastern University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    The first in-depth analysis of women's lives in a halfway house, based on personal observation and interviews 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...

  • 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...

  • Imaginative Programming in Probation and Paroleby Paul W. Keve

    University of Minnesota Press 1967; US$ 72.00

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  • In the Web of Classby Eric C. Schneider

    NYU Press 1993; US$ 22.10

    "An analytic overview of the history of social welfare and juvenile justice in Boston..[Schneider] traces cogently the origins, development, and ultimate failure of Protestant and Catholic reformers' efforts to ameliorate working-class poverty and juvenile delinquency." Choice "Anyone who wants to understand why America's approach to juvenile justice... more...

  • Inmates? Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prisonby Jennifer A Schlosser

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The question of ?what works? in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural programs (CBP) as in-prison intervention strategies.... more...