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NCJ Number: 40021 Find in a Library
Title: PROBATION AND PAROLE - LEGAL AND SOCIAL DIMENSIONS
Author(s): L P CARNEY
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 352
Sponsoring Agency: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co
New York, NY 10020
Sale Source: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co
1221 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TEXTBOOK THAT PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF CURRENTLY OPERATIONAL SYSTEMS OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, FOCUSING ON LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS, ADVANCES IN CORRECTIONAL PHILOSOPHY, AND INNOVATIONS IN TREATMENT APPROACHES.
Abstract: RECENT TRENDS AND REVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENTS IN PHILOSOPHY, IN TREATMENT APPROACHES, AND IN JUDICIAL MANDATES ARE INTEGRATED IN THE TEXT. EMPHASIZED IS THE IMPORTANCE OF INDIVIDUAL MOTIVATION, RATHER THAN GENERAL CAUSATION, WHICH WAS PREVIOUSLY NEGLECTED. PARTICULARLY TREATED ARE THE ISSUE OF DECISIONMAKING AND THE PROBLEM OF SUPERVISING DRUG ADDICTS. ALSO DISCUSSED AND INTERPRETED ARE THE MAJOR LEGAL DECISIONS WHICH HAVE STIRRED PRACTITIONERS AND WHICH HAVE REFORMED PROBATION AND PAROLE. APPENDICES CONTAIN STANDARDS FROM THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND GOALS FOR BOTH PROBATION AND PAROLE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug law enforcement; Judicial decisions; Parole; Probation; Probation or parole decisionmaking; Treatment
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