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NCJ Number: 157139 Find in a Library
Title: Corrections in Asia and the Pacific: Record of the Thirteenth Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators Hong Kong
Author(s): D Biles; R Harding
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 63
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
Publication Number: ISBN 0-642-20054-8
Sale Source: Australian Institute of Criminology
GPO Box 2944
Canberra ACT, 2601,
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: The 13th Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administrators was held in Hong Kong in November 1993 and was attended by senior representatives from 19 countries and territories in the Asian and Pacific region.
Abstract: Agenda items at the conference encompassed the rights and treatment of unconvicted prisoners, the effective treatment of different offender types, public awareness of and support for corrections, and international cooperation in corrections. The following agenda items for future conferences were proposed: balance between prisoner rights and discipline, imprisonment as a deterrent to crime, drug abuse treatment, staff development and training, adult offender aftercare and supervision, indigenous minorities, female offenders, deaths in custody, handling intractable offenders, application of technology to corrections, sentencing, foreign prisoners, prison management, and community corrections. Additional information on the 1993 conference is appended. 3 tables and 1 figure
Main Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries
Index Term(s): Asia; Corrections management; Corrections statistics; Foreign correctional systems; International cooperation; Pacific Islands
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