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Prisoner Experiences  

Dawn Moore

Online publication date:
Sep 2017
Subject:
Corrections
The variables impacting how one experiences imprisonment are far ranging. George Jackson (1994), a pivotal character in American penal history, wrote that, “[b]lackmen born in the [United ... More

Prison History  

Ashley T. Rubin

Online publication date:
Apr 2018
Subject:
Corrections
Prisons are government-sanctioned facilities designed for the long-term confinement of adults as punishment for serious offenses. This definition of prisons, frequently belied by actual ... More

Probation Revocation  

David E. Olson

Online publication date:
Feb 2019
Subject:
Corrections
Despite all the attention paid to the growing prison populations in the United States since the early 1990s, it remains, as it has throughout recent history, that probation accounts for the ... More

Re-Entry Experiences of Women  

Sarah R. Bostrom and Melinda Tasca

Online publication date:
May 2018
The re-entry experiences of women are an important area of inquiry given the continued rise in female imprisonment. Since most inmates will be released, reintegration is a chief policy ... More

Reentry Processes in the United States  

James M. Binnall and Maryanne Alderson

Online publication date:
Apr 2019
Reentry is the process of ending a period of incarceration, leaving jail or prison, and returning to society. Not to be confused with reintegration or recidivism, reentry is not a measure ... More

Risk, Actuarialism, and Punishment  

Hazel Kemshall

Online publication date:
Aug 2017
Subject:
Corrections
Risk is a pervasive feature of contemporary life, and has become a key feature of penal policy, systems of punishment, and criminal justice services across a number of the Anglophone ... More

Supervision in the Community: Probation and Parole  

Michelle S. Phelps and Caitlin Curry

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
Subject:
Corrections
Over the past half-century, the number of adults under criminal justice supervision increased precipitously in some Western countries, with carceral control in the United States reaching an ... More

Using Action Research to Improve Race Relations in Prisons  

Tom Ellis

Online publication date:
Apr 2019
Subject:
Corrections
Tackling racism in prisons has a relatively long policy, practice, and research history in England and Wales. However, clear evidence of success in reducing racism in prisons has been, and ... More

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