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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Offender Rehabilitation in Practiceby Gary A. Bernfeld; David P. Farrington; Alan W. Leschied

    Wiley 2003; US$ 96.95

    Documented evidence suggests that community safety is best achieved through policies promoting human services rather than relying totally on prisons and that promoting intervention in an individual's own environment (known as 'ecological integrity') is closely associated with effective intervention. This is the first book to focus on the transfer... more...

  • The Probation and Parole Treatment Plannerby Brad M. Bogue; Anjali Nandi; Arthur E. Jongsma

    Wiley 2003; US$ 60.00

    The Probation and Parole Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized treatment... more...

  • Knowledge and the Probation Serviceby Philip Whitehead; Jamie Thompson

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2004; US$ 135.00

    This textbook is designed to help trainee probation officers with the Diploma in Probation Studies, especially with the NVQ elements and making the link to the degree programme in probation. Written by Philip Whitehead and Jamie Thompson, each with over 25 years’ experience of the probation service, it will also be valuable to those assessing... more...

  • Probation Round the Worldby Koichi Hamai; Robert Harris; Mike Hough; Renaud Ville; Ugljesa Zvekic

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Theoretically innovative, this book reviews disparate existing literature on comparative probation and offers a coherent analysis of probation around the world. Represents findings of the UN Crime and Justice Research Unit. more...

  • Punishment and Democracyby Franklin E. Zimring; Gordon Hawkins; Sam Kamin

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 39.99

    Important aspects of the history of language in the United States remain shrouded in myth and legend. The notion of "one nation, one language" is part of the idealized history of the United States, although in its short history it has probably been host to more bilingual people than any other country in the world. Language is more than a means of communication.... more...

  • Offending Behaviour Programmesby Clive R. Hollin; Emma J. Palmer

    Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00

    Part of the Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology, Offending Behaviour Programmes: Development, Application and Controversies explores the subject at two levels: the technical issues associated with designing and implementing programs and the broader issues surrounding programs such as the impact on practitioners. Each chapter covers theory,... more...