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- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95
Drawing on repeated interviews with forty-nine women newly released from prison, Leverentz explores the conflicting messages these women receive about who they are and who they should be?from prison staff, workers at halfway houses and drug treatment programs, family members, and friends. These messages, she shows, shape the narratives the women... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.00
This book will introduce you to a powerful, unique approach to offender rehabilitation and crime prevention. In contrast to the generally dismal results of most rehabilitation approaches, studies covering periods of 1-15 years indicate that this new approachemploying the Maharishi Transcendental Meditation® and TM-Sidhi programsreduces recidivism... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book provides the most current thinking on effective interventions in the lives of criminal offenders. Original articles by leading criminologists provide in-depth analyses of â??turning pointsâ? in the desistance process experienced by criminal offenders. An understanding of the sources of turning points (or interventions) across the life course... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Based on in-depth interviews with a group of men under probation supervision, Sam King investigates the factors associated with making a decision to desist from crime. The book examines strategies for desistance, and explores the factors that individuals consider when they are thinking about how they will desist. more...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 11.99
SQM 5/2011: Colin Porlezza / Stephan Russ-Mohl / Marta Zanichelli Die doppelte Schwachstelle: Fehlerhäufigkeit und Corrections Management (eBook) Studien Qualität der Medien 5/2011 Format eBook: PDF more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 35.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Nowadays, probabtion practice is developing quickly and becoming increasingly professionalized - probation officers are now described as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. This in turn has introduced a new set of ideas and concepts into the established... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
This Handbook is an essential text for anybody working in probation, studying the subject as part of wider criminology or criminal justice course. It provides a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date source of information and analysis about all aspects of the work of the Probation Service. more...