Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Two, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Trends in Corrections

Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Two, 1st Edition

Edited by Martha Henderson Hurley, Dilip K. Das

CRC Press

310 pages

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The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of corrections leaders, it offered a comprehensive survey of co

Table of Contents

Europe. Philippe Pottier, Director of the National School of Prisons Administration (ENAP), France. Michael Donnellan, Director General, The Irish Prison Service, Republic of Ireland. Jaroslav J��, Prison Governor, The Corps of Prison and Court Guard, The Slovak Republic. Du�an Valentincic, Director General of the Slovenian Prison Administration, Republic of Slovenia. Ramon Par� Former Director of the Catalan Prison System, Catalonia, Spain. Walter Troxler, Head of the Unit for the Execution of Sentences and Measures (UESM) at the Federal Department of Justice and Police of the Federal Office of Justice, Switzerland. Sue McAllister, Director General of the Northern Ireland Prison Service, United Kingdom. North America. General Eduardo Enrique Gomez Garc� Head of Independent Office of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation (OADPRS), Mexico. Keith Deville, Warden of Richwood Correctional Center, Louisiana, United States of America. Gary Maynard, Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Maryland, United States. Asia. Soh Wai Wah, Commissioner of Prisons, Singapore. Ayuth Sintoppant, Warden, Thonburi Remand Prison in Nonthaburi Province, Thailand Ministry of Justice, Thailand. Conclusion. References.

About the Editors

Martha Henderson Hurley is department head and professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce (USA). Specific areas of research and teaching experience include criminal justice ethics, risk assessment and classification, analysis of performance measures, organizational change, prisoner reentry, special populations, and implementation of evidence-based practices in corrections. She has also worked as a senior researcher for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction and served as a research analyst and facilitator of group sessions in a community-based juvenile program.

Dilip K. Das has years of experience in police practice, research, writing, and education. Dr. Das is a professor of criminal justice, a former police chief, and a human rights consultant to the United Nations. He is the founding president of the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES), where he manages the affairs of the organization in cooperation with an appointed group of police practitioners, academia members, and individuals from around the world. Dr. Das is also the founding editor of Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. He is the author, editor, or coeditor of more than 30 books and numerous articles and has received several faculty excellence awards

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW / Forensic Science