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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Constructive Work with Offendersby Nigel Parton; Marilyn Gregory; Michelle Hayles; Kevin Gorman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 36.95

    This book offers a challenge to many of the assumptions of criminal justice policy and the dominant approaches to practice. The contributors advocate an emphasis on constructive work with offenders that harnesses their positive strengths and resources, and offers inclusive approaches to effective offender assessment and intervention. 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...

  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 88.00

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

  • 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...

  • The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offendersby Iain Crow

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 62.00

    In this book Iain Crow provides an accessible overview of the concepts of treatment and rehabilitation, adopting a deliberately broad definition, and considers the historical basis of treatment, and its place within the penal system and British criminology. more...