Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader
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Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader

by Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa, Robert D. Hanser
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412987466

ISBN-13: 9781412987462

Pub. Date: 01/06/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Presenting a more practical viewpoint than other texts available for the course, this book offers a unique textbook/reader alternative to the traditional textbook format. The book is divided into 11 author-written sections that present basic concepts, key terms, and recent data. Each section is followed by two to three cutting-edge, research-based articles.

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Presenting a more practical viewpoint than other texts available for the course, this book offers a unique textbook/reader alternative to the traditional textbook format. The book is divided into 11 author-written sections that present basic concepts, key terms, and recent data. Each section is followed by two to three cutting-edge, research-based articles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412987462
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/06/2011
Series:
SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice Series
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
1,045,310
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Section I. History and Development of Community-Based Corrections
How to Read a Research Article
Readings:
1. The Ethics of Community-Based Sanctions, by Andrew von Hirsch
2. What Influences Offenders' Willingness to Serve Alternative Sanctions? by David C. May and Peter B. Wood
3. When the Policy Becomes the Problem: Criminal Justice in the New Millennium, by Sara Steen and Rachel Bandy
Section II. Pretrial Release and Diversion
Readings:
4. The Impact of Gender and Race-Ethnicity in the Pretrial Release Process, by Stephen Demuth and Darrell Steffensmeier
5. State Administration of Drug Courts: Exploring Issues of Authority, Funding, and Legitimacy, by Cary Heck and Aaron Roussell
Section III. Restorative Justice
Readings:
6. Restorative Practices in Instituttional Settings and at Release: Victim Wrap Around Programs, by Martha Henderson Hurley
7. The Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Practices: A Meta-Analysis, by Jeff Latimer, Craig Dowden, and Danielle Muise
Section IV. The Viability of Treatment Perspectives
Readings:
8. A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Thinking for a Change: A "Real-World" Application, by Christopher T. Lowenkamp, Dana Hubbard, Matthew D. Makarios, and Edward J. Latessa
9. Offender Coercion in Treatment: A Meta-Analysis of Effectiveness, by Karen K. Parhar, J. Stephen Wormith, Dena M. Derkzen, and Adele M. Beauregard
Section V. Assessment and Risk Prediction
Readings:
10. The LSI-R and the COMPAS: Validation Data on Two Risk-Needs Tools, by Tracy L. Fass, Kirk Heilbrun, David De Matteo, and Ralph Fretz
11. Can 14,737 Women Be Wrong? A Meta-Analysis of the LSI-R and Recidivism for Female Offenders, by Paula Smith, Francis T. Cullen, and Edward J. Latessa
Section VI. Probation Management and Case Planning
Readings:
12. Attorney Views on the Use of Private Agencies for Probation Supervision and Treatment, by Leanne Fiftal Alarid and Christine S. Schloss
13. From the Inside: The Meaning of Probation to Probationers, by Brandon K. Applegate, Hayden P. Smith, Alicia H. Sitren, and Nicolette Fariello Springer
14. Gender Matters: Differences in State Probation Officer Stress, by Terry Wells, Sharla Colbert, and Risdon N. Slate
Section VII. Community-Based Residential Intermediate Sanctions
Readings:
15. Removing a Nail From the Boot Camp Coffin: An Outcome Evaluation of Minnesota's Challenge Incarceration Program, by Grant Duwe and Deborah Kerschner
16. Post-Release Substance Abuse Treatment for Criminal Offenders: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, by Kathryn E. Mc Collister, Michael T. French, James A. Inciardi, Clifford A. Butzin, Steven S. Martin, and Robert M. Hooper
Section VIII. Community-Based Nonresidential and Economic Intermediate Sanctions
Readings:
17. The Effectiveness of Community Service Sentences Compared to Traditional Fines for Low-Level Offenders, by Jeffrey A. Bouffard and Lisa R. Mufti
18. Day Reporting Center Completion: Comparison of Individual and Multilevel Models, by Amy Craddock
19. Under Surveillance: An Empirical Test of the Effectiveness and Consequences of Electronic Monitoring, by Kathy G. Padgett, William D. Bales, and Thomas G. Blomberg
Section IX. Parole Management, Case Planning, and Reentry
Readings:
20. Does Parole Work? - Revisited: Reframing the Discussion of the Impact of Postprison Supervision on Offender Outcome, by Melinda D. Schlager and Kelly Robbins
21. "Punishment on the Installment Plan ": Individual-Level Predictors of Parole Revocations in Four States, by Sara Steen and Tara Opsal
Section X. Juvenile Offenders
Readings:
22. An Experimental Juvenile Probation Program: Effects on Parent and Peer Relationships, by Eve Brank, Jodi Lane, Susan Turner, Terry Fain, and Amber Sehgal
23. Reconciling the Differences Between the "Gender-Responsive" and the "What Works" Literatures to Improve Services for Girls, by Dana Jones Hubbard and Betsy Matthews
Section XI. Specialized and Problematic Offender Typologies in a Changing Era
Readings:
24. Closing the Revolving Door? Substance Abuse Treatment as an Alternative to Traditional Sentencing for Drug-Dependent Offenders, by Tara D. Warner and John H. Kramer
25. Assessment of Community Reintegration on Planning for Sex Offenders: Poor Planning Predicts Recidivism, by Gwenda M. Willis and Randolph C. Grace
Glossary
References
Credits and Sources
Index
About the Authors

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