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  • 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...

  • 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$ 28.00

    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... 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$ 46.95

    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

    Explore the relationship between faith-based programs, religion, and offender rehabilitation! This book reports on current research from several disciplines to help the reader understand the nature and impact of the relationship between faith-based programs, religion, and offender rehabilitation. Religion, the Community, and the Rehabilitation of... more...

  • What Works in Offender Complianceby Pamela Ugwudike; Peter Raynor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 38.00

    This comprehensive edited collection draws together the latest international literature on offender compliance during penal supervision and after court orders expire. Outlining emerging developments in compliance research, theory, policy and practice, this book considers a wide range of offenders including women and young people. more...

  • The End of Prisons.by Mechthild E. Nagel; Anthony J. Nocella

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 63.00

    This book brings together a collection of social justice scholars and activists who take Foucault?s concept of discipline and punishment to explain how prisons are constructed in society from nursing homes to zoos. This book expands the concept of prison to include any institution that dominates, oppresses, and controls. Criminologists and others,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Whilst they retain a recognisable common core, probation systems round the world are enormously varied, and many are in a state of rapid change. Probation Round the World is a study of probation in ten countries, ranging from the well-resourced and heavily professionalised services of Britain and the old Commonwealth to the reliance on lay-supervisors... more...