Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Series:||SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice Series|
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About the Author
Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa is a professor of criminology and criminal justice at Indiana State University. She earned her undergraduate degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College, her master's degree from Eastern Kentucky University, and her Ph D from the University of Cincinnati. Her journal publications have been in the area of community corrections, correctional officer job satisfaction, cognitive programming, and the juvenile justice system.
Robert D. Hanser is a full professor and chair of the criminal justice program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Rob has also administered a regional training academy in northeastern Louisiana (North Delta Regional Training Academy) that provides training to correctional officers, jailers, and law enforcement throughout a 12-parish region in Louisiana. Rob was also the first male President for the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCADV), which demonstrates an understanding of victim needs and services as well as offender rehabilitation. Rob is the program director of the Blue Walters Substance Abuse Treatment Program at Richwood Correctional Center, a prison-based substance abuse treatment program in Louisiana, and he is the director of Offender Programming for La Salle Corrections. Further, Rob is the director and lead facilitator for the Fourth Judicial District’s Batterer Intervention Program (BIP). He serves as the board president for Freedmen Inc., a faith-based organization that provides reentry services for offenders in Louisiana. Lastly, Rob currently holds a gubernatorial appointment on the statewide Louisiana Reentry Council, which ensures that regional efforts are aligned with statewide initiatives. He has dual licensure as a professional counselor in Texas and Louisiana, is a certified anger resolution therapist, and has a specialty license in addictions counseling.
Table of Contents
ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgmentsSection I. History and Development of Community-Based CorrectionsHow 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 BandySection 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 RoussellSection 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 MuiseSection 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. BeauregardSection 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. LatessaSection 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. SlateSection 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. HooperSection 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. BlombergSection 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 OpsalSection 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 MatthewsSection 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. GraceGlossaryReferencesCredits and SourcesIndexAbout the Authors