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Prisons and Prison Systems: Practices, Types and Challenges $209.00
Editors: Johan Fuhrmann and Stefan Baier
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the practices, types and challenges in prisons and prison systems. Topics discussed include the Chinese prison system for female offenders; a study of solitary confinement; an exploratory study on child care in prisons; the challenges of re-entry from prison to society; offence paralleling behaviours in incarcerated offenders; women offenders and the criminal justice system; conducting treatment in the prison system and rehabilitation research; violence prevention booster programs and the effects on knowledge; attitude and recidivism; and an assessment of HCV and HIV within correctional institutions. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

Exploring Offence Paralleling Behaviours in Incarcerated Offenders
(Geraldine Akerman, Anthony R. Beech, HMP Grendon & University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, and others)

The Chinese Prison System for Female Offenders: A Case Study
(Liu Liu, Wing Hong Chui, Department of Social Work and Social Policy, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, P.R. China, and others)

Social Control, Moral Panics and Prison: Social Harms Produced by the Myth of the ‘New’ Hyper-Violent Girl
(Rachael E. Collins, Department of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)

Advancing the Study of Solitary Confinement
(Ryan M. Labrecque, Paula Smith, School of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA)

Conducting Treatment in the Prison System: Rehabilitation Research
(Brandy L. Blasko, Elizabeth L. Jeglic, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and others)

Exploratory Study on Child Care in Prisons
(Claudia Stella, Vânia C. Sequeira, Lab of Studies of Violence and Social Vulnerability at Mackenzie University, Mackenzie University,
São Paulo – SP – Brazil)

Violence Prevention Booster Program: Effects on Knowledge, Attitude, and Recidivism
(Michael E. Antonio, Omega Prime, Camp Hill, PA, USA)

The Challenges of Reentry from Prison to Society
(Lindsay A. Phillips, W. Michelle Spencer, Albright College and Private Practice, PA, USA)

A Theoretical Assessment of the Impact of Unsafe Injecting Practices and Behavioral Change on the Dynamics of HCV and HIV within Correctional Institutions
(S. Mushayabasa, C.P. Bhunu, A.G.R. Stewart, University of Zimbabwe, Department of Mathematics, Harare, Zimbabwe)


      Law, Crime and Law Enforcement
      Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement and Corrections
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62417-851-1
   Status: AN
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PP Page Proofs
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EP Editorial Production
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