Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 July 2018

400 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190678753

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Serving the Stigmatized

Working within the Incarcerated Environment

Edited by Wesley T. Church, II and David W. Springer

  • First comprehensive volume devoted exclusively to examining the scope of the problems, risks, and evidence-based institutional and community-based interventions of populations within the criminal justice system
  • Features the contributions of over 30 prominent scholars -- writing from perspectives in social work, psychology, criminal justice, sociology, social service administration, law, and corrections -- each with extensive knowledge and expertise in a specific area of the criminal justice system
  • Provides a comprehensive discussion of the critical issues, public policies, and intervention strategies and programs that are effective in serving distinct criminal justice populations
  • Uses case studies to present the latest data indicating that treatment/training and education, as well as alternative sentencing, is more beneficial than punitive sanctions for inmates

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