Choosing Correctional Options That Work: Defining the Demand and Evaluating the Supply (Paperback)

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Choosing Correctional Options That Work: Defining the Demand and Evaluating the Supply (Paperback)

By Alan Harland (Editor)

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This landmark volume responds to the persistent demands from criminal justice professionals, policy advisers and the general public for correctional options that work′.

The contributors: define the options; seek to identify the varied concepts and hidden agendas underneath the simple phrase what works?′; select three key areas in which to review relevant theory and empirical evidence - risk//needs assessment techniques; intervention//sanctioning options; programme implementation approaches; promote a dialogue amongst the key players which will prepare them for proactive decision-making on when and for whom alternatives to prison, particularly in the community, are appropriate rather than force them into panic dec.

Product Details ISBN: 9780803959316
ISBN-10: 0803959311
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
Publication Date: December 14th, 1995
Pages: 294
Language: English