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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Rethinking Correctionsby Lior Gideon; Hung-En Sung

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 66.00

    This text explores the challenges that convicted offenders face over the course of the rehabilitation, reentry, and reintegration process. Using an integrated, theoretical approach, each chapter is devoted to a corrections topic and incorporates original evidence-based concepts, research, and policy from experts in the field, and examines how correctional... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Community Correctionsby Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 130.00

    Accessible, jargon-free and available in both print and electronic formats, the one-volume Encyclopedia of Community Corrections explores all aspects of community corrections, from its philosophical foundation to its current inception. more...

  • The Re-Emergence of Correctional Interventionby Ted Palmer

    SAGE Publications 1992; US$ 52.00

    In this decade, growth-centred intervention has re-emerged as a legitimate approach to the rehabilitation of criminals and now plays an accepted role with serious offenders. This role involves skill-development methods, control//surveillance techniques, psychologically oriented programmes and combinations of these procedures. This book describes the... more...

  • Correctional Boot Camps:by Doris L. (Layton) MacKenzie; Gaylene S. Armstrong

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 76.00

    Correctional Boot Camps: Military Basic Training or a Model for Corrections? provides the most up-to-date assessment of the major perspectives and issues related to the current state of boot camps. The book goes beyond cursory examinations of the effectiveness of boot camps, presenting an in-depth view of a greater variety of issues. Correctional... more...

  • Effective Interventions in the Lives of Criminal Offendersby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    ????Provides a theoretical framework for understanding effective interventions in the lives of criminal offenders Examines recent innovations in effective intervention strategies Studies the long term effects of marriage in the lives of criminal offenders 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 28.00

    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... more...