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- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 102.00
?Overall, I found the text to be well written and well organized. Also, the majority of aspects that I read were up do date. I particularly liked the applied exercises and I believe I would use them regularly in in-class discussions. Further, the cross-national components were great. That is something that you don?t regularly get much detail on and... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 49.00
"Cullen and Jonson provide an incisive and readable analysis of correctional policy that will enlighten and entertain students, scholars, policymakers, and practitioners. They demonstrate the importance of focusing on the critical question of why correctional systems exist and, at the same time, of understanding the contexts and theories that give... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 79.00
Correctional Mental Health is a broad-based, balanced guide for students who are learning to treat criminal offenders in a correctional mental health practice. Featuring a wide selection of readings, this edited text offers a thorough grounding in theory, current research, professional practice, and clinical experience. It emphasizes a biopsychosocial... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 42.00
For the first time in four decades, prison populations are declining and politicians have reached the consensus that mass imprisonment is no longer sustainable. At this unique moment in the history of corrections, the opportunity has emerged to discuss in meaningful ways how best to shape efforts to control crime and to intervene effectively with offenders.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 87.00
Offering comprehensive coverage with an applied, practical perspective, Community Corrections, Second Edition covers all the major topics in the field while emphasizing reintegration and community partnerships and focusing strongly on assessment, risk prediction, and classification. Author Robert D. Hanser draws on his expertise with offender treatment... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 37.00
One of the first contemporary works to bring together research focused on community corrections officers, Professional Lives of Community Corrections Officers: The Invisible Side of Reentry , by Faith E. Lutze, helps readers understand the importance of community corrections officers to the success of the criminal justice system. The author brings... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 18.99
The word prison immediately evokes stark images: forbidding walls spiked with watchtowers; inmates confined to cramped cells for hours on end; the suspicious eyes of armed guards. They seem to be the inevitable and permanent marks of confinement, as though prisons were a timeless institution stretching from medieval stone dungeons to the current era... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 46.99
The question What can justify criminal punishment ? becomes especially insistent at times, like our own, of penal crisis, when serious doubts are raised not only about the justice or efficacy of particular modes of punishment, but about the very legitimacy of the whole penal system. Recent theorizing about punishment offers a variety of answers to... more...