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Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner by Diana F. (Aberystwyth University, Wales) Johns Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner
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Despite broad scholarship documenting the compounding effects and self-reproducing character of incarceration, ways of conceptualising imprisonment and the post-prison experience have scarcely changed in over a century. Contemporary correctional thinking has congealed around notions of risk and management. This book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Gender Responsive Justice A Critical Appraisal by Karen Evans Gender Responsive Justice A Critical Appraisal

At the end of the twentieth century a step-change in thinking about the offending behaviour of women began to impact on policy-makers concerned with the treatment of female offenders. A growing number of nations, states and organisations both national and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Female Offenders and Reentry Pathways and Barriers to Returning to Society by Lisa M. Carter Female Offenders and Reentry Pathways and Barriers to Returning to Society

Often, research concerning the female offender is scarce. This book adds to the criminological literature on the topic of reentry for women, focusing on the barriers women face as they return to society and adjust to life after incarceration. Each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Trials On Death Row in Pakistan by Isabel Buchanan Trials On Death Row in Pakistan

Winner of the Saltire Society First Book Award 2016An Economist Book of the Year 2016A Spectator Book of the Year 2016In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Criminal Justice and Public Health by Criminal Justice and Public Health

The criminal justice system now serves as the chief provider of health care services to a significant portion of society. This includes the provision of physical and mental health care for offender populations who require substantial health care resources. To...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community by Alec (Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, Division of Law and Psychiatry, New Hav Buchanan Care of the Mentally Disordered Offender in the Community
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This new edition provides readers with a fresh, updated guide to the latest developments in the social context, management, and treatment of offenders in mental health care.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Creation of Dangerous Violent Criminals by Lonnie H. Athens, Richard Rhodes The Creation of Dangerous Violent Criminals
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Lonnie H. Athens' path-breaking work examines a problem that has baffled experts and the general public alike: How does a person become a predatory violent criminal? In the original edition, the process that Athens labeled violentization encompassed four stages: brutalization,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Drug Use in Prisons by Drug Use in Prisons

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

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Men, Masculinities and Violence An Ethnographic Study by Anthony Ellis Men, Masculinities and Violence An Ethnographic Study

Why do some men use physical violence against others? How do some men come to value physical violence as a resource? Drawing on in-depth ethnographic research conducted with men involved in serious violence and crime over a period of two...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/03/2017

Forensic Mental Health Framing Integrated Solutions by Michele P. Bratina Forensic Mental Health Framing Integrated Solutions

Forensic Mental Health: Framing Integrated Solutions describes a criminal justice-mental health nexus that touches every population--juvenile and adult male and female offenders, probationers and parolees, the aging adult prison population, and victims of crime. In the US today, the criminal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2017

Forensic Mental Health Framing Integrated Solutions by Michele P. Bratina Forensic Mental Health Framing Integrated Solutions

Forensic Mental Health: Framing Integrated Solutions describes a criminal justice-mental health nexus that touches every population-juvenile and adult male and female offenders, probationers and parolees, the aging adult prison population, and victims of crime. In the United States today, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017

The Psychology of Criminal and Violent Behaviour by David R. Lyon, Andrew Welsh The Psychology of Criminal and Violent Behaviour
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A core text for psychology of criminal behaviour courses offered out of psychology and criminology departments nation-wide.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2017

Liberating Minds The Case for College in Prison by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann Liberating Minds The Case for College in Prison


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2017

The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior Victim and Offender Perspectives by Wayne (Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia) Petherick The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior Victim and Offender Perspectives
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The Psychology of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Victim and Offenders Perspectives is not just another formulaic book on forensic psychology. Rather, it opens up new areas of enquiry to busy practitioners and academics alike, exploring topics using a practical approach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2017

Beyond the Risk Paradigm in Criminal Justice by Chris Trotter Beyond the Risk Paradigm in Criminal Justice

This timely new book addresses the issues relating to risk assessment and risk-driven interventions in criminal justice settings, from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It provides a critique of the risk paradigm and provides practical guidance for students and professionals...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2016

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