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  • 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...

  • Transcendental Meditation® in Criminal Rehabilitation and Crime Preventionby Kenneth G Walton; David Orme-Johnson; Rachel S Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95

    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...

  • Correctionsby John T. Whitehead; Kimberly D. Dodson; Bradley D. Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 84.95

    Corrections: Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed opinions regarding the... more...

  • Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probationby Sam King

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this decision? And in what ways does probation help? This... more...

  • Social Problem Solving and Offendingby Mary McMurran; James McGuire

    Wiley 2005; US$ 191.95

    The evidence for social problem solving deficits being relevant to the understanding and treatment of offending behaviour has been accumulating since the 1980s. Reasoning and Rehabilitation (R&R), the first structured cognitive-behavioural treatment programme used widely with prisoners, included social problem solving as a key component and is... 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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 61.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Forensic Case Formulationby Peter Sturmey; Mary McMurran

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95

    Peter Sturmey and Mary McMurran have edited an excellent book on forensic case formulation for this Wiley-Blackwell series. The authors of the chapters are well respected experts in the forensic field.  Readers who work in forensic services will find the chapters on case formulation both informative theoretically and helpful clinically. Work with... more...

  • Lawful Orderby Leo Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Prisons remain a controversial topic for debate in our society. While few doubt the necessity of their existence, there is considerable debate over their purpose, organization, and processes. Do prisons exist to rehabilitate, punish, or simply incarcerate? How do we judge prison conditions? If those conditions are found to be unacceptable, how do we... more...