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Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners

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  • 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...

  • Rehabilitationby Tony Ward; Shadd Maruna

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Over the last two decades, empirical evidence has increasingly supported the view that it is possible to reduce re-offending rates by rehabilitating offenders rather than simply punishing them. In fact, the pendulum?s swing back from a pure punishment model to a rehabilitation model is arguably one of the most significant events in modern correctional... 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

    Over the last few years intensive community programmes for both young and adult offenders have become established in the UK as an important new component of penal policy ? the ISSP (Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme) for persistent and serious young offenders, and the ICCP (Intensive Control and Change Programme) for adult offenders.... 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. This book reports the results of the research programme commissioned... more...

  • What Matters in Probationby George Mair

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    The What Works initiative is having a profound impact on the work of the National Probation Service, and much has been invested in new accredited programmes - both in terms of the numbers of offenders planned to complete these programmes and their anticipated impact upon offending. Yet there has been little scholarly or professional discussion of the... more...