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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • Rehabilitationby Tony Ward; Shadd Maruna

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This comprehensive book reviews the main theories of rehabilitation models and advocates that rehabilitation should focus both on promoting human goods (i.e., providing the offender with the essential ingredients for a 'good' life) as well as reducing/avoiding risk. more...

  • Intermediate Sanctions in Correctionsby Gail Caputo

    University of North Texas Press 2004; US$ 11.96

    This book looks intermediate sanctions systems and their individual programs. It begins with an overview of the background and foundation of intermediate sanctions programs and then describes in clear detail each program and its effectiveness. more...

  • Prisoner Reentry and Crime in Americaby Jeremy Travis; Christy Visher

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    What can be done to keep released prisoners from committing new crimes? more...

  • Markedby Devah Pager

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 16.00

    Nearly every job application asks it: have you ever been convicted of a crime? For the hundreds of thousands of young men leaving American prisons each year, their answer to that question may determine whether they can find work and begin rebuilding their lives.             The product of... more...

  • Community Penaltiesby Anthony Bottoms; Loraine Gelsthorpe; Sue Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    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. Recent years have seen many changes in England in the field of community penalties. These have included the rapid... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 78.95

    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$ 65.95

    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$ 57.95

    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...

  • 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...