Prison Effectiveness and Reoffense Reduction: Research from the United Kingdom

Albert M. Sinclair (Editor)

Series: European Political, Economic, and Security Issues
BISAC: SOC030000

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This book examines the evidence for the effectiveness of prison and programmes in the community aimed at reducing reoffending and some of the claims and counter-claims for whether “prison works.” The main focus of this book is the high prison population and austere financial climate in England and Wales, the challenges these present for the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and particularly HM Prison Service, and the emerging evidence of “what works” in reducing reoffending. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Reducing Reoffending: The ''What Works'' Debate
(Gabrielle Garton Grimwood, Gavin Berman)

Breaking the Cycle: Effective Punishment, Rehabilitation and Sentencing of Offenders
(Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom))

Making Prisons Work: Skills for Rehabilitation
(Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom))

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