A Study of a Therapeutic Prison


Author: Elaine Genders,Elaine Player

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198256779

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

View: 7061

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)


Author: N.A

Publisher: Manhattan Publishing Company

ISBN: 9789287127495

Category: Correctional psychology

Page: 205

View: 2266

University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

New Social Strategies and the Criminal Justice System

Proceedings : 19th Criminological Research Conference (1990)


Author: European Committee on Crime Problems,Council of Europe

Publisher: Council of Europe

ISBN: 9789287120243

Category: Law

Page: 92

View: 2481

Behaviour. Report by F. Bailleau and G. Garioud


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


Author: David Ramsbotham,David Ramsbotham (Sir.)

Publisher: Free Press


Category: Social Science

Page: 267

View: 9834

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities

Developments in Research and Practice


Author: Richard Shuker,Elizabeth Sullivan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470661437

Category: Psychology

Page: 358

View: 5791

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



Author: Consejo de Europa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789287140821

Category: Prison administration

Page: 166

View: 907

Books in Print


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 1167

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.

New Zealand Social Work

Contexts and Practice


Author: Marie Connolly

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195584318

Category: Social service

Page: 394

View: 5959

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'.

Captive Audience


Author: Yvonne Jewkes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135987750

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 6666

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.