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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • 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...

  • Cybercrime and the Lawby Susan W. Brenner

    Northeastern University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    The first full-scale overview of cybercrime, law, and policy 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...

  • Among Murderersby Sabine Heinlein

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 123.95

    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 and rehabilitation,... 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...

  • Wild Women Doby Yeo Suan Futt

    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...