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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

  • Il suicidio oggiby

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 29.95

    Dai dati segnalati dall?OMS negli ultimi anni è emerso che il suicidio costituisce oggi un grave problema di sanità pubblica: nei Paesi occidentali rappresenta infatti la seconda-terza causa di morte nei giovani e l?ottava-nona nei soggetti anziani. Nel 2000 circa un milione di individui si è tolto la vita, mentre circa 15 milioni di persone hanno... more...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74

    From sex-crazed fiends to cold-eyed professional assassins, only those convicted of the most terrible murders are told they will die behind bars.This book tells the stories of those most depraved killers whose crimes outraged society and demanded the harshest penalty available to a British court. Among a UK prison population of close to 100,000, fewer... more...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake 2009; US$ 9.99

    Among a U.K. prison population of close to 100,000, fewer than 40 men and women have been told they will end their days in a prison cell. Collected here are the stories of those most depraved killers whose crimes outraged society and demanded the harshest penalty available in British court. From men who crossed continents to slay youngsters to contract... more...

  • Gefährliche Freiheit?by Peter Asprion

    Herder Verlag 2012; US$ 12.40

    Unter dem Schlagwort "Sicherungsverwahrung" ist seit einiger Zeit eine teilweise sehr emotional geführte Debatte in Deutschland entbrannt. Seit dem Urteil des Europäischen Gerichtshofs für Menschenrechte und der Entlassung einiger für gefährlich gehaltener Straftäter geht die Angst vor dem Rückfall in der Bevölkerung um. Unmöglich scheint... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Community Correctionsby Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 108.00

    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...

  • Rehabilitation Issues, Problems, and Prospects in Boot Campby Brent Benda

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Boot camps—what are their effects on criminal behavior? Public and political support for boot camps as alternative correctional facilities has rarely faltered since their inception decades ago, though their efficacy remains uncertain. Rehabilitation Issues, Problems, and Prospects in Boot Camp explores all facets of the controversial issue, from... more...

  • The Evidence Enigmaby Dr Tiffany Bergin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    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...

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

    Wiley 2003; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...