Corrections, mental health and social policy: international perspectives

An international history of American correctional health: the enlightenment to 1976 / Robert K. Ax -- Contemporary U.S. corrections, mental health, and social policy (1970s to present) / Jennifer Boothby -- U.S. prisons: a public health perspective / Scott Chavez -- Psychological services in English...

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Contributors: Ax, Robert K. (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Springfield, Ill. Thomas 2007
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:An international history of American correctional health: the enlightenment to 1976 / Robert K. Ax -- Contemporary U.S. corrections, mental health, and social policy (1970s to present) / Jennifer Boothby -- U.S. prisons: a public health perspective / Scott Chavez -- Psychological services in English and Welsh prisons / Graham Towl and David Crighton -- France / Annie Kensey and Harry Dammer -- Legal and psychological contributions to the development of corrections in Canada / J. Stephen Wormith and Duyen Luong -- Corrections in Aotearoa/New Zealand: current issues and future challenges / Crista McDaniel and Llewelyn A. Richards-Ward -- "What works" in predicting psychiatric hospitalization and relapse: the specific responsivity dimension of effective correctional treatment for mentally disordered offenders / Paul Gendreau, Paula Smith, and Claire Goggin -- Prisons and the role of nongovernmental organizations / Carol Gallo -- Prison policy and terrorism: learning the lessons of the past / Michael Von Tangen Page & Robert K. Ax -- Prison gangs / Joyce K. Conley & Dawn Zobel -- The death penalty: a brief review of historical roots and current practices relevant to the correctional mental health practitioner / Alix McLearen and Patty Zapf -- Differing perspectives: correctional systems in non-western countries / Robert D. Morgan, Aven Senter, and Jon Mandracchia -- Future directions / Thomas J. Fagan, Shelia M. Brandt, and Andrea Kleiver
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXVII, 418 S. cm
ISBN:9780398077563
9780398077570