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Product Description: Every year, hundreds of thousands of jailed Americans leave prison and return to society. Largely uneducated, unskilled, often without family support, and with the stigma of a prison record hanging over them, many if not most will experience serious social and psychological problems after release...read more

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9780195160864 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 20, 2003, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Every year, hundreds of thousands of jailed Americans leave prison and return to society.

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9780195386127 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 21, 2009, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Every year, hundreds of thousands of jailed Americans leave prison and return to society.

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Product Description: In 1995, James Q. Wilson and Joan Petersilia undertook the project of writing a comprehensive textbook on crime, inviting 26 internationally recognized authorities to write chapters in their areas of expertise. Their efforts resulted in the best-selling and critically acclaimed text 'Crime'...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joan Petersilia (editor) and James Q. Wilson (editor)

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9781558155091 | Ics Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In 1995, James Q.

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Product Description: Book by Petersilia, Joan (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781569911440 | Amer Correctional Assn, December 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Book by Petersilia, Joan

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Product Description: Although violent crime in the United States has declined over the past five years, certain groups appear to remain at disproportionately high risk for violent victimization. In the United States, people with developmental disabilities-such as mental retardation, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and severe learning disabilities may be included in this group...read more

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9780309073189 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $25.25 | About this edition: Although violent crime in the United States has declined over the past five years, certain groups appear to remain at disproportionately high risk for violent victimization.

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Product Description: America's prison population has quadrupled in the past two decades, with an enormous impact on families, communities, correctional officers, policy makers, and prisoners themselves. The use of imprisonment as a means of social control has come to the fore in many public debates—whether the issues be deterrence, incapacitation, public spending, overcrowding, or the effects of imprisonment on the offenders' later lives...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226808499 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: America's prison population has quadrupled in the past two decades, with an enormous impact on families, communities, correctional officers, policy makers, and prisoners themselves.

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Product Description: Criminal Justice Policy is an authoritative collection of previously published writings addressing the most important issues which have dominated the field during the past fifteen years. Topics covered include: international perspectives on the extent and nature of crime; theoretical explanations for the onset, escalation and termination of criminal behaviour; the social context of crime; evaluating alternative crime policy options; crime control policy and the future...read more
By Jodi Lane (editor) and Joan Petersilia (editor)

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9781858985688 | Edward Elgar Pub, August 1, 1998, cover price $330.00 | About this edition: Criminal Justice Policy is an authoritative collection of previously published writings addressing the most important issues which have dominated the field during the past fifteen years.

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Product Description: This reader brings together information on the issues, data and programmes that comprise community corrections. It provides an overview of the changing face of community corrections and the debates about it, followed by commentary on and assessments of various programmes. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joan Petersilia (editor)

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9780195105421 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 11, 1997, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This reader brings together information on the issues, data and programmes that comprise community corrections.

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9780195105438, titled "Community Corrections: Probation, Parole and Intermediate Sanctions" | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 11, 1997, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Community corrections has undergone a revolution over the past decade.

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9781558154179 | Ics Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $36.95

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Product Description: The number one issue of concern to Americans today is predatory crime, and we are pouring billions of dollars into programs designed to combat its threat. But how have these measures succeeded - or failed - in fighting crime? Now, Crime provides the authoritative evidence we need to understand the consequences of our policy choices...read more

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9781558154278 | Ics Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The number one issue of concern to Americans today is predatory crime, and we are pouring billions of dollars into programs designed to combat its threat.

Product Description: Alternatives to prison and incarceration are explored in this volume. The contributors discuss intensive probation supervision, electronic monitoring, home confinement, shock incarceration, day reporting centres, the use of fines, split sentencing and the controversial issues surrounding alternative punishments...read more
By James M. Byrne (editor), Arthur J. Lurigio (editor) and Joan Petersilia (editor)

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9780803941649 | Sage Pubns, August 1, 1992, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Alternatives to prison and incarceration are explored in this volume.

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Product Description: Alternatives to prison and incarceration are explored in this volume. The contributors discuss intensive probation supervision, electronic monitoring, home confinement, shock incarceration, day reporting centres, the use of fines, split sentencing and the controversial issues surrounding alternative punishments...read more

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9780803941656 | Sage Pubns, August 20, 1992, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Alternatives to prison and incarceration are explored in this volume.

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9780899085685 | Reissue edition (Greenhaven Pr, September 1, 1991), cover price $4.49

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9780833008701 | Rand Corp, June 1, 1987, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: softcover

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Product Description: Book by Petersilia, Joan, Turner, Susan, Kahan, James, Peterson, Joyce

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9780833006288 | Rand Corp, January 1, 1985, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Book by Petersilia, Joan, Turner, Susan, Kahan, James, Peterson, Joyce

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