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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • A Halfway House for Womenby Gail A. Caputo

    Northeastern University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    The first in-depth analysis of women's lives in a halfway house, based on personal observation and interviews more...

  • Innovative Justiceby Hannah Graham; Rob White

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book showcases innovative justice initiatives from around the world which engage offenders, practitioners and communities to reduce reoffending and support desistance and positive change. It is groundbreaking in bringing together inspiring ideas and pioneering practices to analyse how ?justice done differently? is making a difference. The... more...

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

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 86.83

    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...

  • Das Delikt der Gefangenenbefreiungby Martin Helm

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 47.40

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Understanding Desistance from Crimeby Stephen Farrall; Adam Calverley

    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...