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Author Laws, D. Richard

Title Desistance from sex offending : alternatives to throwing away the keys / D. Richard Laws, Tony Ward

Publisher New York ; London : Guilford Press, c2011
 1st Floor Treatise  HV6556 .L39 2011    AVAILABLE
Call # HV6556 .L39 2011
Description xii, 306 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-298) and index
Contents Introduction -- Defining and measuring desistance -- The age-crime curve: a brief overview -- Theoretical perspectives on desistance -- Factors influencing desistance -- Two major theories of desistance -- Do sex offenders desist? -- Sex offender treatment and desistance -- Barriers to reentry and reintegration -- Overcoming barriers to reentry and reintegration -- The unknown sex offenders: bringing them in from the cold -- Blending theory and practice: a criminological perspective -- The good lives model of offender rehabilitation : basic assumptions, etiological commitments, and practice implications -- The good lives model and desistance theory and research : points of convergence -- The good lives-desistance model : assessment and treatment -- Dignity, punishment, and human rights : the ethics of desistance -- Moral strangers or one of us? : concluding thoughts
Notes Black
Subject Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation
Sex offenders -- Services for
Sex crimes -- Prevention
Alt Author Ward, Tony, 1954 March 17-
ISBN 9781606239353 (hbk. : alk. paper)
160623935X (hbk. : alk. paper)


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