The treatment of criminal offenders: a history

The principal issues -- Treatment and punishment : a brief history of the American prison -- The history of biologically based treatment -- The history of psychologically based treatment -- The state of the science : cognitive-behavioral intervention -- The principles of effective intervention -- Th...

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Main Author: Burkhead, Michael (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, NC [u.a.] McFarland 2007
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 9 E 924
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Summary:The principal issues -- Treatment and punishment : a brief history of the American prison -- The history of biologically based treatment -- The history of psychologically based treatment -- The state of the science : cognitive-behavioral intervention -- The principles of effective intervention -- The treatment of special populations -- Faith-based programs -- The science of sin : correctional treatment today
"This discussion of the treatment of criminal offenders explores the trends in public opinion that influence crime prevention efforts, create public policy and reform criminal law. The work discusses core issues in the study of punishment"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:208 S.
ISBN:9780786430208