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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Knowledge and the Probation Serviceby Philip Whitehead; Jamie Thompson

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2004; US$ 135.00

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 39.99

    Important aspects of the history of language in the United States remain shrouded in myth and legend. The notion of "one nation, one language" is part of the idealized history of the United States, although in its short history it has probably been host to more bilingual people than any other country in the world. Language is more than a means of communication.... more...

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

    Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Community Justiceby Todd R Clear; John R Jr. Hamilton; Eric Cadora

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    This formative text discusses concepts of community within the context of justice policy and programs, and addresses the important relationship between the criminal justice system and the community in the USA. The book provides detailed analysis of how community justice fits within each area of the criminal justice system, and exemplifies this through... more...

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitationby Patricia Van Voorhis; Michael C. Braswell; David Lester

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 49.95

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially... more...

  • Benevolent Repressionby Alexander W. Pisciotta

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 89.00

    The opening, in 1876, of the Elmira Reformatory marked the birth of the American adult reformatory movement and the introduction of a new approach to crime and the treatment of criminals. Hailed as a reform panacea and the humane solution to America's ongoing crisis of crime and social disorder, Elmira sparked an ideological revolution. Repression... more...

  • The Evidence Enigmaby Tiffany Bergin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    This book explores the questions of why policy makers sometimes adopt policies that are not supported by evidence and how scholars and practitioners can encourage policymakers to listen to research. In exploring these questions, this book presents a fascinating case study of a policy that did not work, yet spread rapidly to almost every state in the... more...