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  • What Works in Offender Rehabilitationby Leam A. Craig; Theresa A. Gannon; Louise Dixon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    This comprehensive volume summarizes the contemporary evidence base for offender assessment and rehabilitation, evaluating commonly used assessment frameworks and intervention strategies in a complete guide to best practice when working with a variety of offenders. Presents an up-to-date  review of ‘what works’ in offer assessment... 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...

  • Effective Interventions in the Lives of Criminal Offendersby John A. Humphrey; Peter Cordella

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book provides the most current thinking on effective interventions in the lives of criminal offenders. Original articles by leading criminologists provide in-depth analyses of ‚??turning points‚?Ě in the desistance process experienced by criminal offenders. An understanding of the sources of turning points (or interventions) across the life course... more...

  • Offender Supervision in Europeby Fergus McNeill; Kristel Beyens

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 36.00

    For the last thirty years or so, penal theorists and researchers have been preoccupied with mass incarceration. This book focuses on the neglected area of offender supervision which has developed rapidly in scale, distribution and intensity in recent years, providing a unique insight into offender supervision in the European community. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Forensic Case Formulationby Peter Sturmey; Mary McMurran

    Wiley 2011; US$ 128.95

    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 substance... more...

  • Prisoner Resettlementby Anthea Hucklesby; Lystra Hagley-Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Prisoner resettlement is high on current political and policy agendas. The high reconviction rates of ex-prisoners have been acknowledged for many years but the rapidly rising prison population has meant that more prisoners than ever before are released. This together with the pressure this puts on to the infrastructure of the prison estate and 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...