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Crime and Employment

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 238 Seiten
Jessie L. Krienert is Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, Illinois State University, and does research in ... Weiterlesen
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Jessie L. Krienert is Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, Illinois State University, and does research in community and institutional corrections, gender and crime, and violence and victimology. Mark S. Fleisher is a cultural anthropologist and criminal ethnographer, a former administrator in the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and Director of the Begun Center for Violence Research, Prevention and Education at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of the award-winning Beggars and Thieves: Lives of Urban Street Criminals, Warehousing Violence, and Dead End Kids: Gang Girls and the Boys They Know.



Klappentext

Crime and Employment crystallizes the issue of work as a rehabilitative instrument in the modern correctional environment. Contributors explore the effect of employment on crime and recidivism, with its implications for correctional programs and operations as well as for ex-offender reintegration into the community. This book will be of great value to practitioners and policymakers corrections, criminal justice, criminology, social problems, labor policy, social welfare, deviance and social control.



Zusammenfassung
Crystallizes the issue of work as a rehabilitative instrument in the modern correctional environment. This book explores the effect of employment on crime and recidivism, with its implications for correctional programs and operations as well as for ex-offender reintegration into the community.

Inhalt

Section I Pre-imprisonment employment: behind the practitioner's desk; prosecutors, jobs and crime, Douglas S. Weiner; the employment status dichotomy - understanding what this means and using it for your advantage in programme development, Adam M. Bossler; economic rehabilitation - a reassessment of the link between employment and crime, Jessie L. Krienert and Mark S. Fleisher. Section II Prison industries: behind the practitioner's desk; something to lose - a balance and reality-based rationale for institutional programming, Peter M. Carlson; the effect of prison industry and vocational training on post release outcome - does race matter, William G. Saylor and Gerald G. Gaes; employment and crime - what is the problem and what can be done about it from the inmate's perspective, Martha L. Henderson. Section III Ex-offenders: behind the practitioner's desk; Illinois criminal justice information authority, Candice M. Kane; jabbing blow, pitching rocks and stacking paper - how drug-selling street gangs organize the re-entry of male ex-convicts into the community, Gregory S. Scott; work as a turning point for criminal offenders, Christopher Uggen and Jeremy Staff. Section IV In the community: behind the practitioner's desk; opportunity provision in the context of merging science and community-based best practice, Daniel J. Flannery; finding ways to get paid - social networks and illegitimate work, Norman A. White; drug selling - a rational choice, Mark S. Fleisher and Jessie L. Krienert.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Crime and Employment
Untertitel: Critical Issues in Crime Reduction for Corrections
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EAN: 9780759104051
ISBN: 0759104050
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 238
Gewicht: 325g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T13mm
Jahr: 2003
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