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The Offender in the Community

Dammer, Harry R., Clear, Todd R.

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ISBN 10: 053459526X / ISBN 13: 9780534595265
Published by Wadsworth Publishing, 2002
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: The Offender in the Community

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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A thoroughly modern approach to community-based corrections, this comprehensive and logically-organized book presents in a balanced fashion all the alternatives to institutionalization, including electronic monitoring, house arrest, drug courts, boot camp, and fines. The book also emphasizes the human aspects of this growing field.

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Todd R. Clear is Distinguished Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York. In addition, he has written several books and is founding editor of the journal CRIMINOLOGY AND PUBLIC POLICY (ASC). He has conducted extensive research on a range of topics in corrections, including sentencing policy, probation and parole supervision, institutional programs, corrections administration, and community justice. He has received awards from the American Probation and Parole Association, the International Association of Community Corrections, and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges for his work. During 2001, he was president of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and vice president of the American Society of Criminology. Among his books are CONTROLLING THE OFFENDER IN THE COMMUNITY (with V. O'Leary); HARM IN AMERICAN PENOLOGY, THE COMMUNITY JUSTICE IDEAL (with David Karp); and AMERICAN CORRECTIONS (with G. Cole).

Dr. Harry Dammer is Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department at The University of Scranton. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Dayton and his doctorate in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice. In 1993, he received a Fulbright Scholar Award, and with the award he taught and conducted research at the University of Saarland in Germany. Dr. Dammer has published in the areas of international criminal justice, community corrections, and the practice of religion in the correctional environment. His other recent publications include two books. In 2000 Dr. Dammer published RELIGION IN CORRECTIONS with the American Correctional Association. In 2002, Dr. Dammer published (with Todd Clear) the second edition of THE OFFENDER IN THE COMMUNITY. Dr. Dammer has conducted a Men's Council (support) group at Attica correctional facility and is on two Boards: The Jesus the Liberator Seminary for Religious Justice in Buffalo, N.Y. (a seminary that trains ex-offenders), and the Catholic Conference of New York Criminal Justice Advisory Board.

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