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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Lawful Orderby Leo Carroll

    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...

  • Life After Murderby Nancy Mullane

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 26.99

    An award-winning journalist tells the personal stories of five convicted murderers, offering a new perspective on guilt, forgiveness, and second chances in America more...

  • Life Means Lifeby Nick Appleyard

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74

    From sex-crazed fiends to cold-eyed professional assassins, only those convicted of the most terrible murders are told they will die behind bars.This book tells the stories of those most depraved killers whose crimes outraged society and demanded the harshest penalty available to a British court. Among a UK prison population of close to 100,000, fewer... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

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

  • Offender Supervisionby Fergus McNeill; Peter Raynor; Chris Trotter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    This major new book brings together leading researchers in the field in order to describe and analyse internationally significant theoretical and empirical work on offender supervision, and to address the policy and practice implications of this work within and across jurisdictions. Arising out of the work of the international Collaboration of Researchers... 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...

  • Offenders in Focusby Kathryn Farrow; Gill Kelly; Bernadette Wilkinson

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Politics of Exile in Latin Americaby Mario Sznajder; Luis Roniger

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 100.00

    The Politics of Exile in Latin America provides a systematic analysis of exile as a mechanism of institutional exclusion and its historical development. 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...