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A Preview of the Advancing Corrections Journal Edition #1-2016

This is a preview of the 1st Edition of the Advancing Corrections Journal. Log in or Register today as a Basic Member to read the full version of the Journal. Register today for free Advancing Corrections is a peer-reviewed publication that provides an interdisciplinary and international forum for the dissemination of new research, policies and practices related […]

(675.34 KB) | 24. May 2016 | Author: Frank Porporino
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Advancing Corrections Journal, Edition #1-2016

Advancing Corrections is a peer-reviewed publication that provides an interdisciplinary and international forum for the dissemination of new research, policies and practices related to advancing professional corrections worldwide. The aim is to provide an opportunity for both researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines (criminal justice, psychology, sociology, political science, economics, public health, and social work) to […]

(1.81 MB) | 23. May 2016 | Author: Frank Porporino
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Guidelines for Authors for Publication in Advancing Corrections Journal

Advancing Corrections is a new peer-reviewed publication that provides an interdisciplinary and international forum for the dissemination of new research, policies and practices related to advancing professional corrections worldwide. The aim is to provide an opportunity for both researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines (criminal justice, psychology, sociology, political science,economics, public health, and […]

(177 KB) | 23. May 2016 | Author: Frank Porporino
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Guideline for the Implementation of Mother-Child Units in Canadian Correctional Facilities

November 2015 issue These guidelines are predicated on the clear and compelling evidence that early mother-infant bonding supports positive future outcomes for the child, and that the child has a right to non-discrimination.

(1.67 MB) | 20. May 2016 | Author: The Collaborating Centre for Prison Health and Education
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A Look at Stab and Spike Proof Vests

Corrections Officers, perhaps more than any other profession, have the greatest need of body armor. The environments they work in can be extremely dangerous, and it is important that they remain protected. The nature of their body armor differs greatly to other professions however, as they have no need of ballistic protection. Whereas Police Officers […]

(428.31 KB) | 16. May 2016 | Author: Chris Taylor
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Counter-extremism policy: an overview

Since the terrorist attacks in New York on 11 September 2001, the UK’s approach to combating terrorism has evolved from focusing on the threat posed by foreign nationals affiliated with Al-Qaida and related groups, to the threat from “home grown” terrorists. In recent years, government policy has increasingly sought to confront the underlying causes of […]

(675.48 KB) | 9. May 2016 | Author: Joanne Dawson
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Facts and Fictions about Islam in Prison: Assessing Prisoner Radicalization in Post-9/11 America

This report assesses the radicalization of Muslim prisoners in post-9/11 America. In the last decade, Muslim prisoners have been scrutinized for ties to terrorist and other extremist organizations, not to mention characterized as both a “threat” and a “danger” to national security, due to the influence of foreign jihadist movements. However, closer scrutiny shows that these fears have failed […]

(3.47 MB) | 9. May 2016 | Author: SpearIt
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Summary of ICPA Research & Development Expert Group Activity

A brief summary of the ICPA Research & Development Expert Groups activity as of May 2016

(434.83 KB) | 6. May 2016 | Author: Frank Porporino
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Preventing Violent Extremism in Prison: Key Policy and Practice Issues

The terror attacks of 7/7 in London, followed by a whole series of attempted plots across the UK, have instigated a major government revaluation of the threats faced from violent extremism. Government representatives and policy makers are particularly concerned about the risks that the UK faces in terms of actual and potential crimes committed by al-Qaeda inspired groups, networks and individuals, and are […]

(222.71 KB) | 5. May 2016 | Author: Dr Basia Spalek, Dr Salwa El-Awa and Robert Lambert MBE
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Making Restorative Justice Work for Women Who Have Offended

This study addresses a major gap in research and knowledge regarding female offenders’ experiences of, and access to, restorative justice. The research was funded by Barrow Cadbury Trust and conducted with the support of the RJC, in association with Coventry University.

(701.9 KB) | 3. May 2016 | Author: Dr Linnéa Osterman and Dr Isla Masson
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