Grendon

A Study of a Therapeutic Prison

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Author: Elaine Genders,Elaine Player

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198256779

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

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Grendon Prison opened in 1962, originally intended to investigate and treat prisoners whose crimes had recognisable psychiatric causes. Thirty years later, its radical ideas of the rehabilitation of prisoners through psychological or psychotherapeutic treatment have been embraced by the Woolf Report, which clearly committed the Prison Service to a rehabilitation ambition. Based upon interviews with prisoners and prison staff, this new study of a 'model' prison will be of interest to criminologists, penologists and prison staff everywhere.

Psychosocial Interventions in the Criminal Justice System

Proceedings : Reports Presented to the 20th Criminological Research Conference (1993)

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Manhattan Publishing Company

ISBN: 9789287127495

Category: Correctional psychology

Page: 205

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University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

New Social Strategies and the Criminal Justice System

Proceedings : 19th Criminological Research Conference (1990)

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Author: European Committee on Crime Problems,Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

ISBN: 9789287120243

Category: Law

Page: 92

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Behaviour. Report by F. Bailleau and G. Garioud

Proceedings

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Author: Consejo de Europa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789287140821

Category: Prison administration

Page: 166

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Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities

Developments in Research and Practice

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Author: Richard Shuker,Elizabeth Sullivan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470661437

Category: Psychology

Page: 358

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This unique collection of research and practice papers highlight HMP Grendon’s groundbreaking and sustained contribution to our understanding of the role therapeutic communities have in effective interventions with offenders. Reveals the history and research behind HMP Grendon, one of the first prisons to develop therapeutic communities Combines a mixture of quantitative and qualitative research papers, coupled with historical, theoretical and practice commentary Features quantitative research based on unusually complete and extensive records, collected over an extended period and stored in Grendon’s database Provides an international perspective with prominent figures from America and Holland

Grendon Tales

Stories from a Therapeutic Community

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Author: Ursula Smartt

Publisher: Waterside Press

ISBN: 1906534519

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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A definitive account of the UK's first - and until recently only - therapeutic community prison that deals with some of the most serious violent and sexual offenders in the UK - based upon unprecedented access to the prison that was granted to Waterside Press and Professor Ursula Smartt of Thames Valley University UK. An innovative and acclaimed account based on one-to-one interviews with staff and inmates - and 'living with' prisoners through their daily lives.

New Zealand Social Work

Contexts and Practice

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Author: Marie Connolly

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195584318

Category: Social service

Page: 394

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An examination of social work theory and practice, both historical and current. It addresses the issues of culture, gender, and violence, and has an emphasis on field practice and development. The 27 essays are presented in three Parts: 'Practice and Current Issues', 'Fields of Practice in Aotearoa', and 'Professional Issues'.

Prisongate

the shocking state of Britain's prisons and the need for change

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Author: David Ramsbotham,David Ramsbotham (Sir.)

Publisher: Free Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 267

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Captive Audience

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Author: Yvonne Jewkes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135987750

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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This book is concerned with the media's role in everyday life, power relations and the construction of masculine identities in the context of prisons. It is based upon unique research into the nature, impact and consequences of a situation where most prisoners in English prisons have access to some media resource, whether radio or television, or with communal or individual access to it. Captive Audience charts for the first time the way in which prisons use media in coping – or failing to cope – with the pressures of prison life, exploring the impact of the media in terms of prisoner identities, shaping power relations between prisoners and other prisoners, and in helping prisoners 'get through' a prison sentence. At the same time this book raises a range of broader issues of theory and practice on the nature of the relationship between prisons, criminal justice systems and society more generally, and on the ways in which the media are conceived in everyday life. It will be of interest to all those concerned with prisons, criminology and the criminal justice system, the social role of the media, and the construction of identity.

Books in Print

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

The Prisoner Society

Power, Adaptation, and Social Life in an English Prison

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Author: Ben Crewe

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 019957796X

Category: Law

Page: 519

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The Prisoner Society offers an in-depth sociological analysis of prison life drawn from the life stories and experiences of prisoners and the testimony of officers, managers and prison governors at the UK prison HMP Wellingborough, a medium security prison.

Forthcoming Books

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Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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The Oxford Handbook of Criminology

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Author: Mike Maguire,Rodney Morgan,Robert Reiner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 1267

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Comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the subject. Useful to anyone who teaches, studies or practices criminology.

Offender Rehabilitation in Practice

Implementing and Evaluating Effective Programs

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Author: Gary A. Bernfeld,David P. Farrington,Alan W. Leschied

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471720263

Category: Psychology

Page: 308

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Documented evidence suggests that community safety is best achieved through policies promoting human services rather than relying totally on prisons and that promoting intervention in an individual's own environment (known as 'ecological integrity') is closely associated with effective intervention. This is the first book to focus on the transfer of knowledge of worldwide effective offender rehabilitation programs. Prominent researchers and practitioners in the criminal justice field have contributed their extensive knowledge of what it takes to implement effective correctional practices with ecological integrity. * Reviews "real world" challenges of program effectiveness and survival * Offers effective, evidence based, innovative alternatives to imprisonment of offenders * Offers a common multi-level systems perspective as a framework for the international case studies featured * The first book to focus on the transfer of knowledge and best practice through the concept of "technology transfer"

The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offenders

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Author: Iain D Crow

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: 9780761960386

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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Treatment and rehabilitation have been central to the development of criminal justice policy, and have played an important role in the development of criminology. In recent years punishment and retribution have attracted more attention than rehabilitation, but there has been a resurgence of interest in treatment and rehabilitation, with indications that some things do 'work', and an emphasis on 'evidence-based' policy making. It is also the belief of many that a penal policy without an adequate treatment strategy is unjust and a denial of human rights. In this book Iain Crow provides an accessible overview of the concepts of treatment and rehabilitation, adopting a deliberately broad definition, and considers the historic

Recent Acquisitions

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Author: Ohio State University. College of Law. Library

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law libraries

Page: N.A

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Doing Social Science

Evidence and Methods in Empirical Research

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Author: Fiona Devine,Sue Heath

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 216

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Each chapter in this book takes a cutting-edge empirical study and uses it to explore and explain key theoretical and methodological concepts. The text gives students invaluable insight into the constraints, issues and possibilities of doing real social research. This is essential reading for all students of social science.

The Penal System

An Introduction

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Author: Michael Cavadino,James Dignan

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 405

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Praise for the First Edition: `The authors appear to do an excellent job of describing the criminal justice system of England, and how the penal system fits into, and is affected by it' - Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice The Third Edition of this highly successful textbook provides an accessible introduction to the penal system of England and Wales. Now fully revised and updated it includes an examination of the direction of penal policy under New Labour.