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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Punishment in the Communityby Anne Worrall; Clare Hoy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This book aims to provide a critical analysis of both political and professional developments in policy and practice relating to non-custodial penalties, taking full account of recent developments and the creation of a National Probation Service in 2002. Its aim is to unravel the complex institutional goals (the role of community punishment in the... more...

  • After Crime Punishmentby Shadd Maruna; Russ Immarigeon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The issue of resettling ex-prisoners and ex-offenders into the community has become an increasingly important one on both sides of the Atlantic. In the USA the former Attorney General Janet Reno identified the issue as 'one of the most pressing problems we face as a nation' in view of the massive prison population and the rapid increase in rates 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Probationby Loraine Gelsthorpe; Rod Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    This Handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date source of information and analysis about all aspects of the work of the Probation Service. It takes full account of the many changes that the Probation Service has undergone over the last few years, and is currently undergoing as probation becomes part of the broader National... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Mammoth Book of Hard Bastardsby Robin Barratt

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 11.65

    They know who they are and what they're capable of -- cross them at your peril. No real hard bastard needs to brag or bully; most are modest, thoughtful and quiet. They have nothing to prove, as opposed to wannabe tough guys, who may pump themselves full of steroids or devote themselves to the study of a martial art, but can they handle themselves... more...

  • Changing Offending Behaviourby Fergus McNeill; Clark Baim; Lydia Guthrie

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Covering must-know theory and packed with photocopiable practical exercises that work, this is an essential guide to rehabilitation theory and practice for professionals to use in direct work with offenders. All the exercises are culturally aware and designed for maximum flexibility to meet different needs and learning styles. more...