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The making of captains of lives : prison reform in Singapore, 1999 to 2007

Author: Chin Kiat Chua
Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells a story of successful prison reform that brought the recidivism rate of prisoners down from 44 per cent to 24 per cent. This book provides an example to public sector leaders and employees on  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chin Kiat Chua
ISBN: 9789814383820 9814383821
OCLC Number: 768793166
Description: xx, 134 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: My entry --
My initial steps --
The lead-up to visioning --
Visioning --
Re-visioning --
The prison school --
The rehabilitation framework --
Strategy to achieve vision --
The first initiatives --
Overcoming resistance from within --
Corporate image campaign --
Yellow ribbon project --
Some insights into rehabilitation --
End of tenure --
The leadership model --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Chua Chin Kiat.

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This is a story that is still unfolding. The balance between security and rehabilitation; resources and needs; what is desirable and what is achievable; being tough and showing a soft touch are Read more...

 
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