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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Raoul Moat: His Short Life and Bloody Deathby Vanessa Howard

    John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99

    On July 1st Raoul Moat was released from Durham prison after serving 18 weeks for assault on a minor. In the 10 days that followed, Moat brought terror and fear to the Northumberland countryside, seriously injuring his ex-girlfriend and killing her partner before vowing to harm any policemen who got in his way. Armed with a sawn-off shotgun, Moat... more...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake 2009; US$ 9.99

    Among a U.K. prison population of close to 100,000, fewer than 40 men and women have been told they will end their days in a prison cell. Collected here are the stories of those most depraved killers whose crimes outraged society and demanded the harshest penalty available in British court. From men who crossed continents to slay youngsters to contract... more...

  • Releasing Prisoners, Redeeming Communitiesby Anthony C. Thompson

    NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00

    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 Releasing... 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...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 6.78

    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...

  • Life After Murderby Nancy Mullane

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 26.99

    An award-winning journalist tells the personal stories of five convicted murderers, offering a new perspective on guilt, forgiveness, and second chances in America 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$ 30.00

    Germany today has one of the lowest incarceration rates in the industrialized world, and social welfare principles play an essential role at all levels of the German criminal justice system. Warren Rosenblum examines the roots of this social approach to criminal policy in the reform movements of the Wilhelmine and Weimar periods, when reformers strove... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book provides the most accessible and up-to-date account of the origins and development of the Probation Service in England and Wales, from its origins in the nineteenth century up to the plans for the service outlined by the Conservative/Liberal Democrat government. 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...