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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Inmates? Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prisonby Jennifer A Schlosser

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The question of ?what works? in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural programs (CBP) as in-prison intervention strategies.... more...

  • In the Web of Classby Eric C. Schneider

    NYU Press 1993; US$ 22.10

    "An analytic overview of the history of social welfare and juvenile justice in Boston..[Schneider] traces cogently the origins, development, and ultimate failure of Protestant and Catholic reformers' efforts to ameliorate working-class poverty and juvenile delinquency." Choice "Anyone who wants to understand why America's approach to juvenile justice... more...

  • Religious Diversity in European Prisonsby Irene Becci; Olivier Roy

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book examines how prisons meet challenges of religious diversity, in an era of increasing multiculturalism and globalization. Social scientists studying corrections have noted the important role that religious or spiritual practice can have on rehabilitation, particularly for inmates with coping with stress, mental health and substance abuse... more...

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 65.00

    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...

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 102.95

    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...

  • Knowledge and the Probation Serviceby Philip Whitehead; Jamie Thompson

    Wiley 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$ 43.99

    "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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...