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NCJ Number: 31592 Find in a Library
Title: PEOPLE IN PRISON - CORRECTIONS, COMPULSORY TREATMENT AND ASSISTANCE IN A HUMANE PERSPECTIVE - NETHERLANDS
Author(s): P E HUTTE
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 245
Sponsoring Agency: Samsom Uitgeverij
Alphen Aan Den Rijn, Netherlands
Sale Source: Samsom Uitgeverij
Postgironummer 6204
Alphen Aan Den Rijn,
Netherlands
Type: Historical Overview
Language: Dutch
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: OVERVIEW OF CORRECTIONS AS AN ELEMENT OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, WITH HISTORICAL MATERIAL, STATISTICS AND INFORMATION ON REHABILITATION WORK AND PUBLIC OPINION.
Abstract: EFFECTS OF IMPRISONMENT, RECIDIVISM, DETENTION PENDING INVESTIGATION, SEXUAL AND SOCIAL RELATIONS PROBLEMS, ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE PROBLEMS, AND SPECIAL PROBLEMS CONNECTED WITH FEMALE INMATES ARE DESCRIBED AND DISCUSSED. ALSO DESCRIBED AND DISCUSSED ARE EFFORTS AT RESOCIALIZATION AND THE WORK AND SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF CORRECTIONS PERSONNEL. THE VARIOUS TYPES OF PRISONS IN THE NETHERLANDS, INCLUDING OPEN AND SEMIOPEN PRISONS, ARE DESCRIBED. THE NATURE AND FUNCTIONING OF GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT OF PSYCHOPATHIC OFFENDERS TO INSTITUTIONS, THE EFFORTS OF ORGANIZATIONS ENGAGED IN REHABILITATION WORK, AND PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD CRIME AND CORRECTIONS ARE COVERED. STATISTICAL MATERIAL IS INCLUDED IN THE TEXT WHERE APPROPRIATE. DIAGRAMS SHOWING THE STRUCTURE OF THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM, THE FUNCTIONING OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AS AN OFFENDER PASSES THROUGH THE JUDICIAL PROCESS, THE ORGANIZATION FOR RESOCIALIZATION WORK WITHIN A PRISON, AND THE ORGANIZATION OF REHABILITATION WORK IN THE NETHERLANDS ARE PROVIDED. AN APPENDIX CONTAINS TABLES GIVING STATISTICS ON CRIMES, SENTENCES, CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION EFFORTS. --IN DUTCH
Index Term(s): Alcoholism; Corrections in foreign countries; Drug abuse; Effects of imprisonment; Female offenders; History of corrections; Judicial process; Netherlands; Public Attitudes/Opinion; Recidivism; Rehabilitation; Statistics
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