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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Rehabilitationby Tony Ward; Shadd Maruna

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This comprehensive book reviews the main theories of rehabilitation models and advocates that rehabilitation should focus both on promoting human goods (i.e., providing the offender with the essential ingredients for a 'good' life) as well as reducing/avoiding risk. 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    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 of... more...

  • Community Penaltiesby Anthony Bottoms; Loraine Gelsthorpe; Sue Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    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. This book brings together many leading authors in this field in order to provide an authoratitive review of this... more...

  • Managing Persistent Serious Offenders in the Communityby Robin Moore; Emily Gray; Colin Roberts; Emily Taylor; Simon Merrington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95

    In recent years, the establishment of community programmes for offenders has become an important new component of penal policy. Expectations of these programmes have been high, but the evidence relating to their effectiveness is mixed, and a number of critical concerns have emerged. This book seeks to address these issues, whilst providing a timely... more...

  • Alternatives to Prisonby Anthony Bottoms; Sue Rex; Gwen Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.00

    As the UK and many other western societies face up to the consequences of a rapidly increasing prison population, so the search for alternative approaches to punishment and dealing with offenders has become an increasingly urgent priority for government policy and society as a whole. more...

  • What Matters in Probationby George Mair

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This book aims to provide a critical overview of the What Works initiative, and its impact on the work of the National Probation Service. It provides a wide set of perspectives on a project which is vital for the future of the National Probation Service. more...

  • Beyond the Tariffby Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book is a study of the workings of the Discretionary Lifer Panels of the Parole Board, the body charged with the responsibility for making decisions on the release of discretionary life sentence prisoners. more...

  • Who to Release?by Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the changing role of the Parole Board. It pays particular attention to the effects of the early release scheme of the Criminal Justice Act 2005, which resulted in the Parole Board deciding in Panels to deteminate sentence prisoners, lifers, and recalled prisoners. A wide range of significant issues, and case law, has arisen as a... more...