Special Needs Offenders in Correctional Institutions (BOK)

Lior Gideon

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Effective treatment and preparation for successful reintegration can be better achieved if the needs and risks of incarcerated offenders are taken into consideration by correctional practitioners and scholars. Special Needs Offenders in Correctional Institutions offers a unique opportunity to examine the different populations behind bars (e.g. chronically and mentally ill, homosexual, illegal immigrants, veterans, radicalized inmates, etc.), as well as their needs and the corresponding impediments for rehabilitation and reintegration. Author Lior Gideon takes a rehabilitative and reiterative approach to discuss and differentiate between the needs of these various categories of inmates, and provides in depth discussions-not available in other correctional texts-about the specific needs, risks and policy recommendations when working present-day special needs offenders. Each chapter is followed by suggested readings and relevant websites that will enable readers to further their understanding of the issues and potential solutions discussed in the chapter. Further, each chapter has discussion questions specifically designed to promote class discussions. The text concludes with a theoretical framework for future policy implications and practices.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Lior Gideon
Forlag
Sage Publications US public.
ISBN 9781412998130
Antall sider 544 Dimensjoner 17,9cm x 25,5cm x 2,9cm
Vekt 910 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
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