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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • 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...

  • Beyond the Prison Gatesby Warren Rosenblum

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Beyond the Prison Gates : Punishment and Welfare in Germany, 1850-1933 more...

  • Offender Supervisionby Fergus McNeill; Peter Raynor; Chris Trotter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    This major new book brings together leading researchers in the field in order to describe and analyse internationally significant theoretical and empirical work on offender supervision, and to address the policy and practice implications of this work within and across jurisdictions. Arising out of the work of the international Collaboration of Researchers... 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...

  • 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...

  • Offenders or Citizens?by Philip Priestley; Maurice Vanstone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    The punitive prison currently dominates the practice of Anglo-American criminal justice, stigmatising its victims as perpetual 'offenders' and failing to change a majority of them for the better. Books of academic 'readings' sometimes profess neutrality over the controversies they invigilate. Offenders or Citizens? sits on no such fences, its pages... more...

  • Civil Penalties Social Consequencesby Christopher Mele; Teresa A. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Mele and Miller offer a timely, insightful analysis of the continuing challenges faced by ex-felons upon re-entry into society. Such penalties include a lifetime ban on receiving welfare and food stamps for individuals convicted of drug felonies as well as barriers to employment, child rearing, and housing opportunities. This much-needed work contains... more...

  • Rehabilitation Issues Problems and Prospects in Boot Campby Brent Benda

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Boot camps—what are their effects on criminal behavior? Public and political support for boot camps as alternative correctional facilities has rarely faltered since their inception decades ago, though their efficacy remains uncertain. Rehabilitation Issues, Problems, and Prospects in Boot Camp explores all facets of the controversial issue, from... more...

  • Il suicidio oggiby Emanuela Giampieri; Massimo Clerici

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    Dai dati segnalati dall’OMS negli ultimi anni è emerso che il suicidio costituisce oggi un grave problema di sanità pubblica: nei Paesi occidentali rappresenta infatti la seconda-terza causa di morte nei giovani e l’ottava-nona nei soggetti anziani. Nel 2000 circa un milione di individui si è tolto la vita, mentre circa 15... more...