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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • What Works in Correctionsby Doris Layton MacKenzie

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

    Through her extensive research, in this 2006 book MacKenzie provides an intensive review of correctional interventions and programs. more...

  • What Works in Offender Rehabilitationby Leam A. Craig; Theresa A. Gannon; Louise Dixon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 61.95

    This comprehensive volume summarizes the contemporary evidence base for offender assessment and rehabilitation, evaluating commonly used assessment frameworks and intervention strategies in a complete guide to best practice when working with a variety of offenders. Presents an up-to-date  review of ‘what works’ in offer assessment... more...

  • When Prisoners Come Homeby Joan Petersilia

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 15.99

    Preface. 1. Introduction and Overview. 2. Who's Coming Home? A Profile of Returning Prisoners. 3. The Origins and Evolution of Modern Parole. 4. The Changing Nature of Parole Supervision and Services. 5. How We Help: Preparing Inmates for Release. 6. How We Hinder: Legal and Practical Barriers to Reintegration. 7. Revolving Door Justice: Inmate... more...

  • Wild Women Doby Yeo Suan Futt

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 12.99

    Often regarded as the fairer sex, women can be just as evil and ruthless as their male counterparts. In fact some even consider them more deadly as they are not above using the feminine charms to get their own way. Here then are cases of women who have fallen foul of the law. From girls who cheat elderly gentlemen of their retirement funds to a teacher... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    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. This book reports the results of the research programme commissioned... more...

  • Benevolent Repressionby Alexander W. Pisciotta

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 23.80

    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...

  • Beyond the Tariffby Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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. It traces the origins and development of the Discretionary Lifer Panels following the landmark Weeks and Thynne decisions of the European Court... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    Community Justice 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. Taking a bold stance in the criminal justice debate, this book argues that crime management is more effective through the use of informal... 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...

  • Cybercrime and the Lawby Susan W. Brenner

    Northeastern University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    The first full-scale overview of cybercrime, law, and policy more...