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Prisoner Reentry : Critical Issues and Policy Directions - (Hardcover)

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This book addresses the core issues in prisoner reentry into society after incarceration. The chapters are written by academic scholars who have much experience researching and writing about prisoner reentry and by people who work in the field of prison reentry. Comprising reviews of empirical literature, this study is also supplemented by the workings of a reentry agency in the state of California. The focus of the work is to provide the best practices within prisoner reentry programs, to explore the barriers experienced by both prisoners and reentry agencies as they work toward the reentry of prisoners, and to discuss critical issues associated with prisoner reentry.
The authors broach various topics regarding life after imprisonment, such as: the financial burden, problems faced by sex offenders, changing family dynamics and employment. An engaging and thought-provoking study, this book will be of particular interest to scholars of criminology theory, the justice system and sociology.
Number of Pages: 346.0
Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: July 7, 2017
TCIN: 51563236
UPC: 9781137579287
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-0272

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