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Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader / Edition 1

Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader / Edition 1

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


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Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader / Edition 1

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: 228,063
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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

Section I. History and Development of Community-Based Corrections
How to Read a Research Article
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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