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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22

    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...

  • Knowledge and the Probation Serviceby Philip Whitehead; Jamie Thompson

    Wiley 2004; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00

    This textbook is designed to help trainee probation officers with the Diploma in Probation Studies, especially with the NVQ elements and making the link to the degree programme in probation. Written by Philip Whitehead and Jamie Thompson, each with over 25 years’ experience of the probation service, it will also be valuable to those assessing... more...

  • Probation Round the Worldby Koichi Hamai; Robert Harris; Mike Hough; Renaud Ville; Ugljesa Zvekic

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Whilst they retain a recognisable common core, probation systems round the world are enormously varied, and many are in a state of rapid change. Probation Round the World is a study of probation in ten countries, ranging from the well-resourced and heavily professionalised services of Britain and the old Commonwealth to the reliance on lay-supervisors... more...

  • Punishment and Democracyby Franklin E. Zimring; Gordon Hawkins; Sam Kamin

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    "Getting tough on crime" has been one of the favorite rallying cries of American politicians in the last two decades, and "getting tough" on repeat offenders has been particularly popular. "Three strikes and you're out" laws, which effectively impose a 25-years-to-life sentence at the moment of a third felony conviction, have been passed in 26 states.... more...

  • Offending Behaviour Programmesby Clive R. Hollin; Emma J. Palmer

    Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    Part of the Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology, Offending Behaviour Programmes: Development, Application and Controversies explores the subject at two levels: the technical issues associated with designing and implementing programs and the broader issues surrounding programs such as the impact on practitioners. Each chapter covers theory,... more...

  • Intermediate Sanctions in Correctionsby Gail Caputo

    University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 11.96

    This book looks intermediate sanctions systems and their individual programs. It begins with an overview of the background and foundation of intermediate sanctions programs and then describes in clear detail each program and its effectiveness. more...

  • Rehabilitationby Tony Ward; Shadd Maruna

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Over the last two decades, empirical evidence has increasingly supported the view that it is possible to reduce re-offending rates by rehabilitating offenders rather than simply punishing them. In fact, the pendulum?s swing back from a pure punishment model to a rehabilitation model is arguably one of the most significant events in modern correctional... more...

  • Prisoner Reentry and Crime in Americaby Jeremy Travis; Christy Visher

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    What can be done to keep released prisoners from committing new crimes? more...

  • Markedby Devah Pager

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00

    Nearly every job application asks it: have you ever been convicted of a crime? For the hundreds of thousands of young men leaving American prisons each year, their answer to that question may determine whether they can find work and begin rebuilding their lives.             The product... more...

  • Community Penaltiesby Anthony Bottoms; Loraine Gelsthorpe; Sue Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Community penalties are punishments that, in the courts' sentencing tariff, come between imprisonment and fines. They include electronic tagging, supervised unpaid work, and compulsory participation by offenders in treatment programmes. Recent years have seen many changes in England in the field of community penalties. These have included the rapid... more...