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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitationby Patricia Van Voorhis; Emily J. Salisbury

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially... 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...

  • Delivering Rehabilitationby Lol Burke; Steve Collett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be justified when there are other disadvantaged groups in society... 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...

  • Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probationby Sam King

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this decision? And in what ways does probation help? This... more...

  • Innovative Justiceby Hannah Graham; Rob White

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dictionary of Probation and Offender Managementby Rob Canton; David Hancock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Contemporary probation practice is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized. Probation officers are typically described now as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications... more...

  • Punishment in the Communityby Anne Worrall; Clare Hoy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This book aims to provide a critical analysis of both political and professional developments in policy and practice relating to non-custodial penalties, taking full account of recent developments and the creation of a National Probation Service in 2002. Its aim is to unravel the complex institutional goals (the role of community punishment in the... more...