What Works in Corrections: Reducing the Criminal Activities of Offenders and Delinquents

$44.99

Assesses the relative effectiveness of numerous programs and treatments used in the corrections system, and shows which are effective and why.

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By Doris Layton MacKenzie

This important new book assesses the relative effectiveness of rehabilitation programs (education, life skills, employment, cognitive behavioral), treatment for different types of offenders (sex offenders, batterers, juveniles), management and treatment of drug-involved offenders (drug courts, therapeutic communities, outpatient drug treatment), and punishment, control and surveillance interventions (boot camps, intensive supervision, electronic monitoring). Illustrates which of these programs are most effective and why.

402 pages. 2006. $44.99. SPECIAL: 10 copies for $399.95; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.

Contents include:

  • Part I: Strategies for Reducing Crime
  • Part II: The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Programs
  • Part III: Targeting Specific Types of Offenders
  • Part IV: Management and Treatment of Substance Abusers
  • Part V: Control, Discipline and Punishment

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