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- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 57.00 US$ 48.45
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95
Prisons remain a controversial topic for debate in our society. While few doubt the necessity of their existence, there is considerable debate over their purpose, organization, and processes. Do prisons exist to rehabilitate, punish, or simply incarcerate? How do we judge prison conditions? If those conditions are found to be unacceptable, how do we... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 197.95 US$ 171.56
The evidence for social problem solving deficits being relevant to the understanding and treatment of offending behaviour has been accumulating since the 1980s. Reasoning and Rehabilitation (R&R), the first structured cognitive-behavioural treatment programme used widely with prisoners, included social problem solving as a key component and is... more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 50.00
In this book Iain Crow provides an accessible overview of the concepts of treatment and rehabilitation, adopting a deliberately broad definition, and considers the historical basis of treatment, and its place within the penal system and British criminology. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
The growth of interest in why people stop offending and how they are resettled following punishment has been remarkable. Once a marginal topic in criminology, it is now a central topic of research and theorising amongst those studying criminal careers. This book is both an introduction to research on desistance, and the report on a follow-up of two... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 36.95
This book offers a challenge to many of the assumptions of criminal justice policy and the dominant approaches to practice. The contributors advocate an emphasis on constructive work with offenders that harnesses their positive strengths and resources, and offers inclusive approaches to effective offender assessment and intervention. more...
- Policy Press 2007; US$ 35.00
Drawing on research and integrating this with practitioner experience, this book creates fresh, research-based 'practice wisdom' for engaging effectively with offenders. Recognising that there are no instant solutions to changing offending behaviour it provides a practice text that will encourage a sense of competence and confidence, enhancing... more...