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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...

  • 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...

  • Offender Rehabilitation in Practiceby Gary A. Bernfeld; David P. Farrington; Alan W. Leschied

    Wiley 2003; US$ 96.95

    Documented evidence suggests that community safety is best achieved through policies promoting human services rather than relying totally on prisons and that promoting intervention in an individual's own environment (known as 'ecological integrity') is closely associated with effective intervention. This is the first book to focus on the transfer... more...

  • The Probation and Parole Treatment Plannerby Brad M. Bogue; Anjali Nandi; Arthur E. Jongsma

    Wiley 2003; US$ 60.00

    The Probation and Parole Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized treatment... more...