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After prison : navigating employment and reintegration

After prison : navigating employment and reintegration

Author: Rose Ricciardelli; Adrienne M F Peters
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"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  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: After prison.
Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Ricciardelli; Adrienne M F Peters
ISBN: 1771123168 9781771123167
OCLC Number: 974466434
Description: vi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The employment re-entry enigma/dilemma. Work after prison: one man's transition / James Young [pseudomyn] ; Employment and desistance from crime / Kemi S. Anazodo, Christopher Chan, and Rose Ricciardelli ; Employment and criminal offenders with mental illness / Krystle Martin --
Criminal histories, employment prospects, and moving forward. Job search, suspended: changes to Canada's Pardon Program and the impact of finding employment / Samantha McAleese ; Vulnerabilities and barriers in post-release employment reintegration as indicated by parolees / Rose Ricciadelli and Taylor Mooney --
Employment reintegration programming: supportive strategies and related outcomes. 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 / Mark G. Harmon, Laura J. Hickman, Alexandra M. Arneson, and Ashley M. Hansen ; Transforming a critical evaluation of barriers encountered by an offender rehabilitation program for South Asian/Muslim offenders withing the new probation service model / Christine Victoria Hough ; Promoting employment opportunities through mentorship for gang-involved youth reintegrating into the community / Adrienne M.F. Peters ; Barriers to community reintegration: the benefits of client-centred case management and pre-employment skills training / Ashley Brown --
The employment reintegration of unique populations. "Between a rock and a hard place": how being a "convict" hinders finding work in the neo-liberal, late-capitalist economy / Dale C. Spencer ; Does the "wrongful" part of wrongful conviction make a difference in the job market? / Kimberley A. Clow ; Conclusion. Employment reintegration / Rose Ricciardelli and Adrienne M.F. Peters.
Responsibility: Rose Ricciardelli and Adrienne M.F. Peters, editors.


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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