Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader (Sage Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice)

Community-Based Corrections: A Text/Reader (Sage Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice)

By: Robert D. Hanser (author), Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa (author)Paperback

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Shannon M. Barton-Bellessa is a professor of criminology and criminal justice at Indiana State University. She earned her undergraduate degree from Kentucky Wesleyan College, her master's degree from Eastern Kentucky University, and her PhD from the University of Cincinnati. Her journal publications have been in the area of community corrections, correctional officer job satisfaction, cognitive programming, and the juvenile justice system. Robert Hanser is the Associate Director of the School of Social Sciences and the Coordinator of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Dr. Hanser has an extensive background in treatment provision and administration. He sits on the 4th Judicial District's Youth Services Planning Board and also serves on regional advisory councils and community boards related to juvenile services for substance abuse and mental health treatment programming. He is a National Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Louisiana and Texas, a Licensed Addiction Counselor, and a Certified Anger Management Therapist.


Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Section I. History and Development of Community-Based Corrections How to Read a Research Article Readings: 1. The Ethics of Community-Based Sanctions, by Andrew von Hirsch 2. What Influences Offenders' Willingness to Serve Alternative Sanctions? by David C. May and Peter B. Wood 3. When the Policy Becomes the Problem: Criminal Justice in the New Millennium, by Sara Steen and Rachel Bandy Section II. Pretrial Release and Diversion Readings: 4. The Impact of Gender and Race-Ethnicity in the Pretrial Release Process, by Stephen Demuth and Darrell Steffensmeier 5. State Administration of Drug Courts: Exploring Issues of Authority, Funding, and Legitimacy, by Cary Heck and Aaron Roussell Section III. Restorative Justice Readings: 6. Restorative Practices in Instituttional Settings and at Release: Victim Wrap Around Programs, by Martha Henderson Hurley 7. The Effectiveness of Restorative Justice Practices: A Meta-Analysis, by Jeff Latimer, Craig Dowden, and Danielle Muise Section IV. The Viability of Treatment Perspectives Readings: 8. A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Thinking for a Change: A "Real-World" Application, by Christopher T. Lowenkamp, Dana Hubbard, Matthew D. Makarios, and Edward J. Latessa 9. Offender Coercion in Treatment: A Meta-Analysis of Effectiveness, by Karen K. Parhar, J. Stephen Wormith, Dena M. Derkzen, and Adele M. Beauregard Section V. Assessment and Risk Prediction Readings: 10. The LSI-R and the COMPAS: Validation Data on Two Risk-Needs Tools, by Tracy L. Fass, Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, and Ralph Fretz 11. Can 14,737 Women Be Wrong? A Meta-Analysis of the LSI-R and Recidivism for Female Offenders, by Paula Smith, Francis T. Cullen, and Edward J. Latessa Section VI. Probation Management and Case Planning Readings: 12. Attorney Views on the Use of Private Agencies for Probation Supervision and Treatment, by Leanne Fiftal Alarid and Christine S. Schloss 13. From the Inside: The Meaning of Probation to Probationers, by Brandon K. Applegate, Hayden P. Smith, Alicia H. Sitren, and Nicolette Fariello Springer 14. Gender Matters: Differences in State Probation Officer Stress, by Terry Wells, Sharla Colbert, and Risdon N. Slate Section VII. Community-Based Residential Intermediate Sanctions Readings: 15. Removing a Nail From the Boot Camp Coffin: An Outcome Evaluation of Minnesota's Challenge Incarceration Program, by Grant Duwe and Deborah Kerschner 16. Post-Release Substance Abuse Treatment for Criminal Offenders: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, by Kathryn E. McCollister, Michael T. French, James A. Inciardi, Clifford A. Butzin, Steven S. Martin, and Robert M. Hooper Section VIII. Community-Based Nonresidential and Economic Intermediate Sanctions Readings: 17. The Effectiveness of Community Service Sentences Compared to Traditional Fines for Low-Level Offenders, by Jeffrey A. Bouffard and Lisa R. Mufti 18. Day Reporting Center Completion: Comparison of Individual and Multilevel Models, by Amy Craddock 19. Under Surveillance: An Empirical Test of the Effectiveness and Consequences of Electronic Monitoring, by Kathy G. Padgett, William D. Bales, and Thomas G. Blomberg Section IX. Parole Management, Case Planning, and Reentry Readings: 20. Does Parole Work? - Revisited: Reframing the Discussion of the Impact of Postprison Supervision on Offender Outcome, by Melinda D. Schlager and Kelly Robbins 21. "Punishment on the Installment Plan": Individual-Level Predictors of Parole Revocations in Four States, by Sara Steen and Tara Opsal Section X. Juvenile Offenders Readings: 22. An Experimental Juvenile Probation Program: Effects on Parent and Peer Relationships, by Eve Brank, Jodi Lane, Susan Turner, Terry Fain, and Amber Sehgal 23. Reconciling the Differences Between the "Gender-Responsive" and the "What Works" Literatures to Improve Services for Girls, by Dana Jones Hubbard and Betsy Matthews Section XI. Specialized and Problematic Offender Typologies in a Changing Era Readings: 24. Closing the Revolving Door? Substance Abuse Treatment as an Alternative to Traditional Sentencing for Drug-Dependent Offenders, by Tara D. Warner and John H. Kramer 25. Assessment of Community Reintegration on Planning for Sex Offenders: Poor Planning Predicts Recidivism, by Gwenda M. Willis and Randolph C. Grace Glossary References Credits and Sources Index About the Authors

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  • publication date: 02/03/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781412987462
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 656
  • ID: 9781412987462
  • weight: 984
  • ISBN10: 1412987466

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