Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 March 2009

320 Pages | 6 black and white line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195386127

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When Prisoners Come Home

Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Joan Petersilia

Studies in Crime and Public Policy

  • Offers practical analysis and suggestions on how to solve a dilemma that is becoming increasingly prominent , due to the steadily increasing number of inmates who are released from prison and must reenter society.
  • New afterword brings the book up-to-date with recent policies, trends, and the latest evidence on what works and what doesn't in parole and prisoner reentry programs
  • A leading scholar of corrections and parole & probation, Joan Petersilia most recently served for four years as Special Advisor for Policy, Planning, and Research to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and has consulted for numerous local, state, and federal agencies.

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