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NCJ Number: 30774 Find in a Library
Title: INTRODUCTION TO PROBATION AND PAROLE
Author(s): A B SMITH; L BERLIN
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 259
Sponsoring Agency: West Publishing Co
St Paul, MN 55164
Sale Source: West Publishing Co
610 Opperman Drive
P.O. Box 64526
St Paul, MN 55164
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS COLLEGE TEXTBOOK DETAILS FOR STUDENTS THE PERSONNEL AND PROBLEMS FACING THEM IN HANDLING CRIMINAL OFFENDERS.
Abstract: IN ADDITION TO THEORIES AND PRACTICE IN THE FIELDS OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, CURRENT THINKING REGARDING ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, GOALS, ROLES OF THE TREATERS, AND THE USE OF VOLUNTEERS, EX-OFFENDERS, AND INDIGENOUS PERSONNEL ARE DISCUSSED. REFERENCES TO THESE MATTERS IN THE VARIOUS PRESIDENTIAL AND CONGRESSIONAL COMMISSIONS ARE NOTED AS WELL AS THEIR IMPLEMENTATION IN PROBATION AND PAROLE. AN ACCOUNT OF SOME OF THE PROBLEMS CONFRONTING AN ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEM IS INCLUDED. A SUBJECT INDEX AND A TABLE OF CASES IS APPENDED. LISTS OF SELECTED READINGS APPEAR AT THE END OF EACH CHAPTER.
Index Term(s): Course materials; Job analysis; Organization studies; Parole; Probation; Probation/parole volunteers
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