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Reunification: One Pathway Home

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Federal, state, and local governments combined, spend over $20 billion annually on the child welfare system. A large proportion of that effort is focused on helping parents and children reunite. But ... More


After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Marieke Liem

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Today, one out of every nine prisoners is serving a life sentence. Even though a proportion is serving a sentence of life without parole, the majority of lifers will at one point be released to ... More


Sexually Violent Predators, Criminal and Civil Confinement, and Community Re-Entry

Bruce A. Arrigo, Heather Y. Bersot, and Brian G. Sellers

in The Ethics of Total Confinement: A Critique of Madness, Citizenship, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372212
eISBN:
9780199897247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372212.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter provides background on sexually violent predators (SVPs), reviews the social and behavioural science literature documenting the recidivism effects of confinement, and describes the ... More


The Length of Time Spent Poor: Estimates from Hazard Regression Models

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter uses multivariate hazard regression models to examine differences in people's experience of poverty over a period of time. For individuals who enter poverty, the total length of time ... More


Altered States of Time

Anna Powell

in Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632824
eISBN:
9780748651139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632824.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines altered states of time of the cinematic distortions of space and time via the philosophical thoughts of Henri Bergson and Gilles Deleuze. It explains Deleuze's belief that the ... More


Introduction

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The first chapter discusses the background and recent trends in the application of life sentences. Over the last decades, the number of lifers nationwide has been rising dramatically. It has been ... More


Life after Life Imprisonment

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter seven explores the initial impacts of re-entering a world these lifers left many years ago. The chapter highlights specific roadblocks to re-entry. These include the ‘felon label’, the ... More


Going Back

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter nine arrives at the question who was able to stay out of prison after re-entry, and who was not. It first discusses the strategies these lifers employed to navigate the conditions of parole. ... More


Emergence, Complexity, and Creativity

John Kaag

in Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter focuses on creativity, emergence and mediation in complex systems, primarily the complex adaptive system of human physiology and its relationship to its wider environment. If the task is ... More


Hope in Action: Case Studies of Motivation, Overcoming, and Striving toward Well-Being

Valerie Maholmes

in Fostering Resilience and Well-Being in Children and Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959525
eISBN:
9780199372034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959525.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter shares the stories told by each of the individuals interviewed for this volume. The stories are presented as case studies illuminating the complexities of family life and the challenges ... More


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