Treating the Criminal Offender

The second edition of Treating the Criminal Offender was written in an atmosphere of disillusionment and severe criticism of the traditionalist ap­ proach to treatment. As crime rates soared, the voices of the critics rose in volume and intensity. And so, this third edition-revised toward the end of...

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Main Authors: Smith, Alexander B., Berlin, Louis (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1988, 1988
Edition:3rd ed. 1988
Series:Criminal Justice and Public Safety
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Background
  • Crime, Social Attitudes, and Causation Theories
  • Probation and Parole
  • Punishment versus Treatment
  • Problems and Issues in Corrections
  • General Treatment Approaches
  • Treatment Modalities—Problems and Issues
  • Schools of Casework and Therapy
  • Group Therapies: Traditional and Innovative
  • Specific Treatment Approaches
  • Drug Addiction, Crime, and Treatment
  • Sexual Offenses and Their Treatment
  • The Violent Offender
  • Alcoholism and Crime
  • Crime and Marital Problems, and the Female Offender
  • Gambling, White-Collar Crime, and Organized Crime
  • New Directions
  • Current Trends in Corrections
  • Research in Corrections
  • Summary and Sources