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- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 112.00
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
Boot campswhat 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 the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Why do policymakers sometimes adopt policies that are not supported by evidence? How can scholars and practitioners encourage policymakers to listen to research? This book explores these questions, presenting a fascinating case study of a policy that did not work, yet spread rapidly to almost every state in the United States: the policy of correctional... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...