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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Impact of Incarceration on Families and Communities

Nancy Rodriguez and Jillian J. Turanovic.

in The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Prisons and Jails; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 9366 words.

This essay describes the implications of confinement for offenders’ families (both children and spouses) and for their communities, including coercive mobility, weakened social controls,...

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The Collateral Effects of Imprisonment on Prisoners, Their Families, and Communities

Alec Ewald and Christopher Uggen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Prisons and Jails. 9346 words.

This article studies “invisible punishment” or the “collateral” consequences that follow convictions. It notes that these collateral consequences are sometimes caused by charges or arrests...

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Life on the Outside: Transitioning from Prison to the Community

Thomas P. LeBel and Shadd Maruna.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corrections; Prisons and Jails. 12689 words.

This article focuses on the growing difficult realities of moving from prison to the community. It refers to several narratives of people who have experienced—and struggled—with the...

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Social Consequences of Mass Reentry

Kelle Barrick, Pamela K. Lattimore and Amanda Huffman.

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Prisons and Jails. 6936 words.

This chapter examines the broader social implications of mass incarceration and reentry. It first considers the characteristics of the communities that are most affected by high rates of...

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The Multiple Faces of Reentry

Susan Turner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Prisons and Jails. 9672 words.

In recent years, prisoner reentry programs have been developed to promote the successful reintegration of offenders back into communities upon release from prison and jail. Specifically,...

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Implementing Prison-based Treatment Programs

James McGuire.

in The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Prisons and Jails. 12769 words.

The “success” of a prison program can be defined, in part, as the ability to effectively reintegrate released offenders back into the community and secure reductions in criminal recidivism....

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Policy and Program Innovations in Prisons

Faye S. Taxman and Brandy Blasko.

in The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Prisons and Jails. 9575 words.

This chapter discusses current policy and program innovations in institutional corrections. Several jurisdictions have made considerable policy and program revisions in order to align...

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Jails, Pre-trial Detention, and Short Term Confinement

Lieutenant Gary F. Cornelius.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Prisons and Jails; Courts and Procedure. 12795 words.

This article views America's jails using a practitioner's perspective. It first describes how local jails were developed, how they are managed in an overcrowded environment, and how they...

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Juvenile Corrections

Barry Krisberg.

in The Oxford Handbook of Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Prisons and Jails. 10568 words.

A sampling of major scandals and abusive practices has dominated juvenile corrections throughout its history and has become especially pronounced in recent years. These trends contributed...

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