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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
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...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
What is it like for a convicted murderer who has spent decades behind bars to suddenly find himself released into a world he barely recognizes? What is it like to start over from nothing? To answer these questions Sabine Heinlein followed the everyday lives and emotional struggles of Angel Ramos and his friends Bruce and Adam?three men convicted of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 119.95
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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.95
Dai dati segnalati dallOMS 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 lottava-nona nei soggetti anziani. Nel 2000 circa un milione di individui si è tolto la vita, mentre circa 15... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 12.99
Often regarded as the fairer sex, women can be just as evil and ruthless as their male counterparts. In fact some even consider them more deadly as they are not above using the feminine charms to get their own way. Here then are cases of women who have fallen foul of the law. From girls who cheat elderly gentlemen of their retirement funds to a teacher... more...
- 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 â??turning pointsâ? in the desistance process experienced by criminal offenders. An understanding of the sources of turning points (or interventions) across the life course... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.00
In contrast to the generally dismal results of various approaches to rehabilitation, these consciousness-based strategies have proven effective in preventing crime and rehabilitating offenders! This book will introduce you to a powerful, unique approach to offender rehabilitation and crime prevention. In contrast to the generally dismal results... more...
- 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...