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Recidivism and desistance: August 2010
An analysis of repeat imprisonment trends in Australia using prisoner census data from 1991 to 2007 / Jessica Zhang and Andrew Webster
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Aug 2010
For immediate release : how to safely reduce prison populations and support people returning to their communities / Justice Policy Institute
Justice Policy Institute, 2010
From coercion to cohesion : treating drug dependence through health care, not punishment : discussion paper
United Nations, 2010
Summary: This paper outlines a model of referral from the criminal justice system to the treatment system that is more effective than compulsory treatment, which results in less restriction of liberty, is less stigmatising and offers better prospects for the future of the individual and society than criminal justice sanctions.
- Transitions to better lives : offender readiness and rehabilitation / Andrew Day ... [et al.]
Willan Publishing, 2010
- Drug offenders' perceptions of motivation : the role of motivation in rehabilitation and reintegration / Lior Gideon
International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 597-610
- Juvenile transfer laws : an effective deterrent to delinquency / Richard E Redding and United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Juvenile justice bulletin (OJJDP). Jun 2010:10 p
- Probation and diversion : is there a place at the table and what should we serve? / Faye Taxman
Victims and offenders 5(3) Jul-Sep 2010: 233-249
- Reconciling the purposes and principles of criminal punishment / John Hatzistergos
Law society journal (Law Society of NSW) 48(7) Aug 2010: 78-80
Summary: The NSW Attorney-General draws attention to the achievements of the NSW Drug Courts, CREDIT and MERIT programs and other developments in sentencing and rehabilitation.
- Sexual and violent recidivism by offender type and actuarial risk : reoffending rates for rapists, child molesters and mixed-victim offenders / James Vess and Alex Skelton
Psychology, crime and law 16(7) Sep 2010: 541-554
Summary: y the Automated Sexual Recidivism Scale (ASRS), a computer scored measure of relevant historical risk factors, derived from information available in the New Zealand Department of Corrections criminal history database.The study examines sexual and violent reoffence rates for a sample of 2474 sexual offenders over an average of 15 years following release from prison. Reoffence rates are reported as a function of the offenders' victim type and level of risk as assessed b
- Supermax housing : placement, duration, and time to reentry / Daniel P Mears and William D Bales
Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 545-554
Summary: Analysis of patterns of supermax prison operation reveals how inmates get placed, for how long and how their experience relates to time to going back in.
- The role of offender risk assessment : a policy maker guide / Edward J Latessa and Brian Lovins
Victims and offenders 5(3) Jul-Sep 2010: 203-219
Summary: Although adopting a validated risk assessment is one step in evidence-based corrections, the right tool will ensure that offenders are targeted with the best programs to reduce the risk of reoffending.