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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • 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...

  • Beyond the Prison Gatesby Warren Rosenblum

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Beyond the Prison Gates : Punishment and Welfare in Germany, 1850-1933 more...

  • Forensic Case Formulationby Peter Sturmey; Mary McMurran

    Wiley 2011; US$ 128.95

    Forensic Case Formulation is the first text that describes the principles and application of case formulation specifically to forensic clinical practice. Addresses risk assessment and its implications for case formulation and treatment Covers a range of serious forensic problems such as violence, sexual offending, personality disorder, and substance... more...

  • Prisoner Resettlementby Anthea Hucklesby; Lystra Hagley-Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Prisoner resettlement is high on current political and policy agendas. The high reconviction rates of ex-prisoners have been acknowledged for many years but the rapidly rising prison population has meant that more prisoners than ever before are released. This together with the pressure this puts on to the infrastructure of the prison estate and the... more...

  • How Offenders Transform Their Livesby Bonita Veysey; Johnna Christian; Damian J. Martinez

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    At a time when the scale of imprisonment in the United States has reached a historic high, researchers estimate that more than 600,000 individuals a year are released from prison to return to their home communities. These individuals have serious needs, such as finding employment and housing, reuniting with family members, and obtaining healthcare... more...

  • Transitions to Better Livesby Andrew Day; Sharon Casey; Tony Ward; Kevin Howells; James Vess

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Transitions to Better Lives aims to describe, collate, and summarize a body of recent research ? both theoretical and empirical ? that explores the issue of treatment readiness in offender programming. It is divided into three sections: part one unpacks a model of treatment readiness, and explains how it has been operationalized part two... more...

  • Offenders or Citizens?by Philip Priestley; Maurice Vanstone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    The punitive prison currently dominates the practice of Anglo-American criminal justice, stigmatising its victims as perpetual 'offenders' and failing to change a majority of them for the better. Books of academic 'readings' sometimes profess neutrality over the controversies they invigilate. Offenders or Citizens? sits on no such fences, its pages... more...

  • Raoul Moat: His Short Life and Bloody Deathby Vanessa Howard

    John Blake 2010; US$ 9.99

    On July 1st Raoul Moat was released from Durham prison after serving 18 weeks for assault on a minor. In the 10 days that followed, Moat brought terror and fear to the Northumberland countryside, seriously injuring his ex-girlfriend and killing her partner before vowing to harm any policemen who got in his way. Armed with a sawn-off shotgun, Moat... 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...

  • SQM 5/2011 Die doppelte Schwachstelle: Fehlerhäufigkeit und Corrections Managementby Colin Porlezza; Stephan Russ-Mohl; Marta Zanichelli

    Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 13.99

    SQM 5/2011: Colin Porlezza / Stephan Russ-Mohl / Marta Zanichelli Die doppelte Schwachstelle: Fehlerhäufigkeit und Corrections Management (eBook) Studien Qualität der Medien 5/2011 Format eBook: PDF more...