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Marriage and Incarceration
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Authors: Leana H. Venten 
Book Description:
This book is an overview of the Healthy Marriage Initiative. The purpose of this book is also to understand more fully the strategies for improving outcomes for couples who want to develop healthy marriages during and after one partner's incarceration. By convening a diverse group of experts with research and practice knowledge about incarceration and reentry, marriage strengthening, family processes, and domestic violence, this book will begin to identify research and program development needs that could be addressed by public- and/or private-sector investment in research and practice. Based on facilitated discussion on a variety of topics, the symposium participants will develop a framework for next steps in expanding marriage strengthening education services and research for couples separated by incarceration.


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Table of Contents:
Preface

I. Introduction, pp. 1-8

A. The Origins of the Healthy Marriage Initiative

B. Incarceration Initiatives

C. Marriage, Incarceration, and Parenting: Intersections and Opportunities

D. Research and Practice Symposium on Marriage and Incarceration

II. Contextualizing the Issues, pp. 9-18

A. The Prison Population

B. Circumstances of Incarceration and Release

C. Domestic Violence

D. Racism and Cultural Competency

III. The Current State of Practice, pp. 19-30

A. Emerging Practices in Marriage Education

B. Other Strategies that Support Family Strengthening

C. Delivery Options

D. Community Support Mechanisms

IV. What We Still Need to Know, pp. 31-42

A. Research Needs for Marriage Education

B. Research Strategies

V. Moving Forward, pp. 43-46

References, pp. 47

Web Resources

Appendix A: Symposium Agenda, pp. 51-54

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Appendix B: Participants at the Symposium, pp. 55-68

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Appendix C: From Prison to Home Resource Paper, pp. 69-90

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Index

   Series:
      Family Issues in the 21st Century
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2010 1st Quarter
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-938-4
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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