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  • What Works in Offender Rehabilitationby Leam A. Craig; Theresa A. Gannon; Louise Dixon

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    This comprehensive volume summarizes the contemporary evidencebase for offender assessment and rehabilitation, evaluatingcommonly used assessment frameworks and intervention strategies ina complete guide to best practice when working with a variety ofoffenders. Presents an up-to-date  review of ‘what works’in offer assessment and... more...

  • Il suicidio oggiby Emanuela Giampieri; Massimo Clerici

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.95

    Dai dati segnalati dall’OMS negli ultimi anni è emerso che il suicidio costituisce oggi un grave problema di sanità pubblica: nei Paesi occidentali rappresenta infatti la seconda-terza causa di morte nei giovani e l’ottava-nona nei soggetti anziani. Nel 2000 circa un milione di individui si è tolto la vita, mentre circa 15... more...

  • Wild Women Doby Yeo Suan Futt

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 12.99

    Often regarded as the fairer sex, women can be just as evil and ruthless as their male counterparts. In fact some even consider them more deadly as they are not above using the feminine charms to get their own way. Here then are cases of women who have fallen foul of the law. From girls who cheat elderly gentlemen of their retirement funds to a teacher... more...

  • 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...

  • Effective Interventions in the Lives of Criminal Offendersby John A. Humphrey; Peter Cordella

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book provides the most current thinking on effective interventions in the lives of criminal offenders. Original articles by leading criminologists provide in-depth analyses of â??turning pointsâ? in the desistance process experienced by criminal offenders. An understanding of the sources of turning points (or interventions) across the life course... more...

  • Offender Supervision in Europeby Fergus McNeill; Kristel Beyens

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 38.00

    For the last thirty years or so, penal theorists and researchers have been preoccupied with mass incarceration. This book focuses on the neglected area of offender supervision which has developed rapidly in scale, distribution and intensity in recent years, providing a unique insight into offender supervision in the European community. 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...

  • 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...

  • Changing Offending Behaviourby Fergus McNeill; Clark Baim; Lydia Guthrie

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Covering must-know theory and packed with photocopiable practical exercises that work, this is an essential guide to rehabilitation theory and practice for professionals to use in direct work with offenders. All the exercises are culturally aware and designed for maximum flexibility to meet different needs and learning styles. more...

  • Punishment in the Communityby Anne Worrall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Punishment in the Community: The Future of Criminal Justice challenges the widely held assumption that punishment through imprisonment is central to the criminal justice system. Contemporary political debate assumes that penality is synonymous with prison. However, in reality, the vast majority of people admitting to, or convicted of criminal offences... more...