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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Foundations of Offender Rehabilitationby Sharon Casey; Andrew Day; Jim Vess; Tony Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    The past three decades has seen dramatic changes in the way in which the criminal justice system responds to those who break the law. The old claim in the field of correctional psychology that "nothing works" has strongly been refuted in the face of evidence from rehabilitation programmes that do make a difference. The graduate student in forensic... more...

  • Among Murderersby Sabine Heinlein

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    What is it like for a convicted murderer who has spent decades behind bars to suddenly find himself released into a world he barely recognizes? What is it like to start over from nothing? To answer these questions Sabine Heinlein followed the everyday lives and emotional struggles of Angel Ramos and his friends Bruce and Adam?three men convicted of... more...

  • Civil Penalties, Social Consequencesby Christopher Mele; Teresa A. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Mele and Miller offer a timely, insightful analysis of the continuing challenges faced by ex-felons upon re-entry into society. Such penalties include a lifetime ban on receiving welfare and food stamps for individuals convicted of drug felonies as well as barriers to employment, child rearing, and housing opportunities. This much-needed work contains... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Treatment of Criminal Offendersby Michael Dow Burkhead

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 49.95

    From drilling holes into the skulls of prisoners, to solitary confinement, to deploying a range of psychological therapies, society has attempted to deal with the problem of criminals in myriad ways over the last few centuries. This analytical history explores the ever-changing approaches to punishing wrongdoers and preventing further offenses, the... more...