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Transformation in Prisoner: What a Difference a Decade Makes

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter expresses a cautious optimism that the focus on parole and prisoner reentry is here to stay and that reentry will serve as the major conceptual framework for organizing criminal justice ... More


Conclusions: When Punitive Policies Backfire

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents concluding remarks, reflecting on the political and practical challenges, as well as the potential payoffs, of enhancing reentry strategies. For most offenders, corrections does ... More


Introduction and Overview: The Emerging Importance of Prisoner Reentry to Crime and Community

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book assembles and analyzes the relevant information pertaining to prisoner reentry: the systems, people, programs, and prospects for implementing a more effective and just system. This chapter ... More


The Victim’s Role in Prisoner Reentry

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter focuses on the current and potential roles that victims might play in managing prisoner reentry. It discusses the legal rights of victims to be notified of a parolee's release and to ... More


What to Do?: Reforming Parole and Reentry Practices

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter offers twelve concrete policy suggestions for reforming parole and enhancing prisoner reintegration. These options are grouped into four areas: the in-prison experience, prisoner release ... More


Crime, Social Development, and Correctional Social Work

WILL C. RAINFORD

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Social workers have been involved with issues of delinquency, crime and corrections since the profession’s inception in the late 19th century. However, as crime rates have continued to soar and as ... More


Restorative Justice in Prisons

Barb Toews and M. Kay Harris

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter argues that the effects of incarceration and prisoners' reentry into the greater community intersects with social work through its concentration on criminal justice. Incarceration and ... More


Life on the Outside—of What?

Alfreda Robinson-Dawkins

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0075
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, the author recalls the time she was in prison for nine and a half years for a drug conspiracy. She feels like her life has been interrupted, and now she seeks some semblance of ... More


Mothering after Imprisonment

Margaret Oot Hayes

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0080
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

A National Institute of Corrections study recently reported that nearly 85 percent of mothers in prison plan to live with their children when they are released. The fact is, the obstacles to this ... More


The First Time Is a Mistake…

Patricia Zimmerman

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0082
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

“The first time is a mistake; the second time is intentional…” This is a phrase that is often used within the prison community when talking about someone getting “locked up” again. The author shared ... More


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