ISBN-10:
0761960392
ISBN-13:
9780761960393
Pub. Date:
07/23/2001
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offenders / Edition 1

The Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offenders / Edition 1

by Iain Crow
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Overview

Treatment and rehabilitation have been central to the development of criminal justice policy, and have played an important role in the development of criminology. In recent years punishment and retribution have attracted more attention than rehabilitation, but there has been a resurgence of interest in treatment and rehabilitation, with indications that some things do 'work', and an emphasis on 'evidence-based' policy making. It is also the belief of many that a penal policy without an adequate treatment strategy is unjust and a denial of human rights.

In this book Iain Crow provides an accessible overview of the concepts of treatment and rehabilitation, adopting a deliberately broad definition, and considers the historic

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761960393
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/23/2001
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE CONCEPT OF TREATMENT
A Suitable Case for Treatment?
Nothing Works!
Determining What Works
Methodoligical Issues
What Works?
PART TWO: THE INSTITUTIONS OF TREATMENT
On Probation
In Prison
PART THREE: TREATMENT IN PRACTICE
The Treatment of Sex Offenders
Mentally Disordered Offenders
The Treatment of Drug Misuse
PART FOUR: BEYOND TREATMENT
Treatment and Social Policy

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