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Correctional Boot Camps:: Military Basic Training or a Model for Corrections?

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Boot camps have been a subject of much controversy in the corrections field and this book deals with the issues in a forthright manner representing the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and rigorous assessment of correctional boot camps in print. Going beyond cursory examinations of effectiveness it takes a much deeper approach to a greater variety of issues.

This book will act as a resource guide containing many of the most cited findings on boot camps drawn from a variety of sources and covering male, female, juvenile, and adult programs from across the US.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Chapter 01. Introduction. - D.L. MacKenzie
SECTION I: THE BOOT CAMP MODEL
Chapter 02. Boot Camps as a Correctional Option. - G.S. Armstrong
Chapter 03: Boot Camp Prisons for Young Offenders - D. L. MacKenzie & D. G. Parent
Chapter 04. Correctional Boot Camps for Juveniles. - D. L. MacKenzie & A. Rosay
SECTION II: THE DEBATE ABOUT BOOT CAMPS
Chapter 05. Shock incarceration: Rehabilitation or retribution? - D.L. MacKenzie, L. A. Gould, L. M. Riechers & J. W. Shaw
Chapter 06. A "Machiavellian" perspective on the development of boot camp prisons: A debate. - D. L. MacKenzie & C. Souryal
SECTION III: THE ENVIRONMENT OF BOOT CAMPS
Chapter 07. Performance Based Standards for Juvenile Corrections - D. L. MacKenzie, G. J. Styve, and A. Gover
Chapter 08. Perceived Conditions of Confinement: A National Evaluation of Boot Camps and Traditional Facilities - G. J. Styvey, D. L. MacKenzie, A. R. Gover, and O. Mitchell
Chapter 09. Boot Camps and Traditional Correctional Facilities for Juveniles: A Comparison of the Participants, Daily Activities and Environments - A. R. Gover, D. L. MacKenzie, and G. Styve
Chapter 10. The Environment and Working Conditions in Juvenile Boot Camps and Traditional Facilities - O. Mitchell, D. L. MacKenzie, A. R. Gover, and G. J. Styve
SECTION IV. Inmate Adjustment and Change during Incarceration
Chapter 11: The Impact of Boot Camps and Traditional Institutions on Juvenile Residents: Perceptions, Adjustment, and Change - D. L. MacKenzie, D. B. Wilson, G. S. Armstrong, and A. R. Gover
Chapter 12. Inmate Attitude Change During Incarceration: A Comparison of Boot Camp with Traditional Prison - D. L. MacKenzie and C. Souryal
SECTION V. Impact on Future Criminal Activities
Chapter 13. Boot Camp Prisons and Recidivism in Eight States - D. L. MacKenzie, R. Brame, D. JcDowall, and C. Souryal
Chapter 14. Effects of Correctional Boot Camps on Offending - D. L. MacKenzie, D. B. Wilson, and S. B. Kider
SECTION VI. Adjustment in the Community
Chapter 15. Shock Incarceration and Positive Adjustment during Community Supervision - D. L. MacKenzie and R. Brame
Chapter 16. Characteristics Associated with Successful Adjustment to Supervision - D. L. MacKenzie, J. W. Shaw, and C. Souryal
SECTION VII. Special Offender Populations in Boot Camps
Chapter 17. Boot Camp Prisons for Women Offenders - D. L. MacKenzie and H. Donaldson
Chapter 18. Shock Incarceration and Its Impact on the Lives of Problem Drinkers - J. S. Shaw and D. L. MacKenzie
Chapter 19. The One-Year Community Supervision Performance of Drug Offenders and Louisiana DOC-Identified Substance Abusers Graduation from Shock Incarceration - J. W. Shaw and D. L. MacKenzie
SECTION VIII. System Level Impacts
Chapter 20. The Impact of Shock Incarceration Programs on Prison Crowding - D. L. MacKenzie and A. Piquero
SECTION IX. The Future
Chapter 21. Where Do We Go From Here? - D.L. MacKenzie and G. S. Armstrong

Portrait

Doris Layton MacKenzie, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland and Director of the Evaluation Research Group. Prior to this position, she earned her doctorate from Pennsylvania State University, was on the faculty of the Louisiana State University where she was honored as a "Researcher of Distinction," and was awarded a Visiting Scientist position at the National Institute of Justice. As Visiting Scientist, she provided expertise to Federal, State and Local jurisdictions on correctional boot camps, correctional policy, intermediate sanctions, research methodology, experimental design, statistical analyses, and evaluation techniques. As an expert in criminal justice, Dr. MacKenzie has consulted with State and Local jurisdictions, and has testified before U.S. Senate and House Committees. She has an extensive publication record on such topics as examining what works to reduce crime in the community, inmate adjustment to prison, the impact of intermediate sanctions on recidivism, long-term offenders, methods of predicting prison populations, self-report criminal activities of probationers and boot camp prisons. She directed funded research projects on the topics of: "Multi-Site Study of Correctional Boot Camps," "Descriptive Study of Female Boot Camps," "Probationer Compliance with Conditions of Supervision" and "The National Study of Juvenile Correctional Institutions" and What Works in Corrections. Dr. MacKenzie is Past-Chair of the American Society of Criminology's Division on Corrections and Sentencing. is Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland and Director of the Evaluation Research Group. Prior to this position, she earned her doctorate from Pennsylvania State University, was on the faculty of the Louisiana State University where she was honored as a "Researcher of Distinction," and was awarded a Visiting Scientist position at the National Institute of Justice. As Visiting Scientist, she provided expertise to Federal, State and Local jurisdictions on correctional boot camps, correctional policy, intermediate sanctions, research methodology, experimental design, statistical analyses, and evaluation techniques. As an expert in criminal justice, Dr. MacKenzie has consulted with State and Local jurisdictions, and has testified before U.S. Senate and House Committees. She has an extensive publication record on such topics as examining what works to reduce crime in the community, inmate adjustment to prison, the impact of intermediate sanctions on recidivism, long-term offenders, methods of predicting prison populations, self-report criminal activities of probationers and boot camp prisons. She directed funded research projects on the topics of: "Multi-Site Study of Correctional Boot Camps," "Descriptive Study of Female Boot Camps," "Probationer Compliance with Conditions of Supervision" and "The National Study of Juvenile Correctional Institutions" and What Works in Corrections. Dr. MacKenzie is Past-Chair of the American Society of Criminology's Division on Corrections and Sentencing. Gaylene Styve Armstrong, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Arizona State University West. She obtained her doctorate in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland. Her research has focused on corrections, juvenile delinquency, and applied statistical modeling. She was principal investigator on grant funded by the National Institute of Justice that examined the effects of privatization on environmental quality in juvenile correctional facilities. This research on privatization resulted in a book titled Private vs. Public Operation of Juvenile Correctional Facilities. Some of her other recent research can also be found in Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly and Journal of Research on Crime and Delinquency. Recently, Armstrong was nominated for the Carnegie Foundation's U.S. Professor of the Year Award for her excellence in teaching.

Pressestimmen

"The primary strength of the book is that it provides a fairly comprehensive reader for researchers, teachers, and students interested in a detailed examination of boot camps. In addition, it consolidates a wide variety of articles that discuss the topic of correctional boot camps in one easily accessible location. Consequently, readers interested in the topic of correctional boot camps will walk away from this book with a more detailed knowledge about correctional boot camps then when began and, as such, will find the book a worthwhile read."
EAN: 9780761929390
ISBN: 0761929398
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SAGE PUBN
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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