Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-offending

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James McGuire
Wiley, Dec 13, 2002 - Psychology - 416 pages
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Criminal behaviour continues to be a matter of major public concern. How society should respond to it and what should be done with those who repeatedly offend remain hotly disputed topics of conversation.

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment draws together internationally renowned experts from the United Kingdom, Europe, North America and Australia. Chapters summarise some of the most recent and exciting developments in this field and offer a systematic, knowledge-based approach to the effective reduction of criminal behaviour.
* Offers coverage of a wide range of key topics in this area
* Links theory, research and practice in a coherent and accessible style
* International focus with examples and authors from a number of countries

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Integrating Findings from Research Reviews
The Effects of Therapeutic Communities and Milieu Therapy
The Effectiveness of CognitiveBehavioural Treatment Methods

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