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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • When Prisoners Come Homeby Joan Petersilia

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • The Ex-Prisoner's Dilemmaby Andrea M. Leverentz

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    Drawing on repeated interviews with forty-nine women newly released from prison, Leverentz explores the conflicting messages these women receive about who they are and who they should be?from prison staff, workers at halfway houses and drug treatment programs, family members, and friends.  These messages, she shows, shape the narratives the women... more...

  • Das Delikt der Gefangenenbefreiungby Martin Helm

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 49.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Ausgehend von der geschichtlichen Entwicklung des Tatbestandes der Gefangenenbefreiung setzt sich die vorliegende Untersuchung insbesondere mit dem Schutzgut der Vorschrift, ihrem Verhältnis zum Tatbestand der Strafvereitelung, der exakten Bestimmung des "Gefangenenbegriffs" sowie der dogmatischen Behandlung des - in vielen Nachbarländern... more...

  • Täter-Opfer-Ausgleich und Schadenswiedergutmachung.by Hans Christian Kespe

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 88.69

    Hauptbeschreibung Hans Christian Kespe behandelt die aktuellen Probleme im Bereich der Auslegung sowie der Anwendung von § 46a StGB und führt diese unter kritischer Würdigung bereits vorliegender Stellungnahmen der Rechtsprechung sowie der Literatur eigenständigen Lösungen zu. Einen Schwerpunkt der Arbeit bildet die Beantwortung der Frage, ob der... more...

  • Marking Time in the Golden Stateby Candace Kruttschnitt; Rosemary Gartner

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 27.00

    This 2005 book examines how women prisoners' lives changed over time and how they were affected by a new generation of prisons. more...

  • Social Problem Solving and Offendingby Mary McMurran; James McGuire

    Wiley 2005; US$ 185.95

    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 now... more...

  • Lawful Orderby Leo Carrol

    Routledge 1999; US$ 56.95

    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...

  • The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offendersby Iain Crow

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 62.00

    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...

  • Constructive Work with Offendersby Kevin Gorman; Marilyn Gregory; Michelle Hayles; Nigel Parton

    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...