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When prisoners come home : parole and prisoner reentry

Author: Joan Petersilia
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003
Series: Studies in crime and public policy
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

As the number of ex-convicts in America continues to grow, their systematic marginalization threatens the very society their imprisonment was meant to protect. The author explores the harsh realities  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Petersilia
ISBN: 9780195160864 019516086X
OCLC Number: 474850858
Description: viii, 278 s. : illustrations
Contents: 1: Introduction and Overview: The Emerging Importance of Prisoner Reentry to Crime and Community2: Who's Coming Home? A Profile of Returning Prisoners3: The Origins and Evolution of Modern Parole4: The Changing Nature of Parole Supervision and Services5: How We Help: Preparing Inmates for Release6: How We Hinder: Legal and Practical Barriers to Reintegration7: Revolving Door Justice: Inmate Release and Recidivism8: The Victim's Role in Prisoner Reentry9: What to Do? Reforming Parole and Reentry10: Conclusions: When Punitive Policies BackfireBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in crime and public policy
Responsibility: Joan Petersilia


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"When Prisoners Come Home sets the stage for reinventing the offender pre-release planning and discharge process. Dr. Petersilia's insight is nothing less than inspiring." -Reginald Wilkinson, Former Read more...

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