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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Community Penaltiesby Anthony Bottoms; Loraine Gelsthorpe; Sue Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Community penalties are punishments that, in the courts' sentencing tariff, come between imprisonment and fines. They include electronic tagging, supervised unpaid work, and compulsory participation by offenders in treatment programmes. This book brings together many leading authors in this field in order to provide an authoratitive review of this... more...

  • Managing Persistent Serious Offenders in the Communityby Robin Moore; Emily Gray; Colin Roberts; Emily Taylor; Simon Merrington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95

    In recent years, the establishment of community programmes for offenders has become an important new component of penal policy. Expectations of these programmes have been high, but the evidence relating to their effectiveness is mixed, and a number of critical concerns have emerged. This book seeks to address these issues, whilst providing a timely... more...

  • Alternatives to Prisonby Anthony Bottoms; Sue Rex; Gwen Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.00

    As the UK and many other western societies face up to the consequences of a rapidly increasing prison population, so the search for alternative approaches to punishment and dealing with offenders has become an increasingly urgent priority for government policy and society as a whole. more...

  • What Matters in Probationby George Mair

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This book aims to provide a critical overview of the What Works initiative, and its impact on the work of the National Probation Service. It provides a wide set of perspectives on a project which is vital for the future of the National Probation Service. more...

  • Who to Release?by Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the changing role of the Parole Board. It pays particular attention to the effects of the early release scheme of the Criminal Justice Act 2005, which resulted in the Parole Board deciding in Panels to deteminate sentence prisoners, lifers, and recalled prisoners. A wide range of significant issues, and case law, has arisen as a... more...

  • Reforming Community Penaltiesby Sue Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book sets out to explore the role of community penalties in sentencing, arguing that the absence of a strong intellectual framework or underpinning has hampered their development in policy and practice. more...

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitationby Patricia Van Voorhis; Michael C. Braswell; David Lester

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Benevolent Repressionby Alexander W. Pisciotta

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 89.00

    The opening, in 1876, of the Elmira Reformatory marked the birth of the American adult reformatory movement and the introduction of a new approach to crime and the treatment of criminals. Hailed as a reform panacea and the humane solution to America's ongoing crisis of crime and social disorder, Elmira sparked an ideological revolution. Repression... more...

  • The Defences of the Weak (Routledge Revivals)by Thomas Mathiesen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    This is a sociological study of a Norwegian penal institution. The author spent two years in the institution, observing and interviewing inmates and staff, the target being to learn the extent to which American prisons fit with prison life in a different culture. He gives a fascinating answer to the question: Norwegian prisons were, at the time of... more...

  • Religion the Community and the Rehabilitation of Criminal Offendersby Thomas P O'Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    This book reviews current research from several disciplines to help you understand the nature and impact of the relationship between faith-based programs, religion, and offender rehabilitation. Religion, the Community, and the Rehabilitation of Criminal Offenders is a unique resource—there has been very little research published on this important topic.... more...