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After prison : navigating employment and reintegration

Author: Rose Ricciardelli; Adrienne M F Peters
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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« After Prison opens with a former prisoner's story of reintegration employment experiences. Next, relying on a combination of research interviews, quantitative data, and literature, contributors present an international comparative review of Canada's evolving criminal record legislation; the promotive features of employment; the complex constraints and stigma former prisoners encounter as they seek employment; and
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Ricciardelli; Adrienne M F Peters
ISBN: 9781771123167 1771123168
OCLC Number: 1026615600
Description: 280 pages : graphiques ; 23 cm.
Contents: Navigating Employment and Reintegration: An Introduction. --
Chapter 1. Work after Prison: One Man's Transition. --
Chapter 2. Employment and Desistance from Crime. --
Chapter 3. Employment and Criminal Offenders with Mental Illness. --
Chapter 4. Job Search, Suspended: Changes to Canada's Pardon Program and the Impact on Finding Employment. --
Chapter 5. Vulnerabilities and Barriers in Post-Release Employment Reintegration as Indicated by Parolees. --
Chapter 6. Is Criminal History at the Time of Employment Predictive of Job Performance? A Comparison of Disciplinary Actions and Terminations in a Sample of Production Workers. --
Chapter 7. Transforming Rehabilitation: A Critical Evaluation of Barriers Encountered by an Offender Rehabilitation Program for South Asian/Muslim Offenders within the Probation Service Model. --
Chapter 8. Promoting Employment Opportunities through Mentorship for Gang-Involved Youth Reintegrating into the Community. --
Chapter 9. Barriers to Community Reintegration: The Benefits of Client-Centered Case Management and Pre-Employment Skills Training. --
Chapter 10. 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place' : How Being a 'Convict' Hinders Finding Work in the Neo-Liberal, Late-Capitalist Economy. --
Chapter 11. Does the Wrongful Part of Wrongful Conviction Make a Difference in the Job Market. --
Conclusion: Employment Reintegration.
Responsibility: Rose Ricciardelli and Adrienne M.F. Peters, editors.

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Offers suggestions for criminal record policy amendments and new reintegration practices. Contributors concentrate on strategies that will reduce the stigma of having been in prison; foster  Read more...

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After Prison is a frank assessment of hard realities....[an] appeal to a society that still believes in second chances. -- Holly Doan -- Blacklock's Reporter, 20180326

 
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