International Practices

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Article 1 – Mental Health Act 2007: Guidance on the Extension of Victims’ Rights Under the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004
Author: None Listed
Description: This electronic-only guidance explains amendments made to a section of the Mental Health Act in England pertaining to victim’s rights. Title page and abstract only.

 

Article 2 – The problems and needs of newly sentenced prisoners: results from a national survey
Author: Duncan Stewart
Description: This is the first report from a large rational longitudinal survey-Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction- of newly sentenced adult prisoners.

 

Article 3 – NGO Committee for Social Development
Author: NGO Committee
Description: Committee Meeting Minutes, October 18th, 2006.

 

Article 4 – Comparative International Rates of Incarceration: An Examination of Causes and Trends
Author: Marc Mauer
Description: Presented to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

 

Article 5 – Americans Behind Bars: The International Use of Incarceration, 1992-93
Author: Marc Mauer
Description: The most comprehensive survey to date on international rates of incarceration.

 

Article 6 – Americans Behind Bars: U.S. and International Rates of Incarceration, 1995
Author: The Sentencing Project
Description: The fourth in a series of reports issued by The Sentencing Project since 1991 that examine the degree to which different nations make use of their prisons systems. 59 nations surveyed.

 

Article 7 – A Meaningful Criminal Justice System for the Future: An English Perspective
Author: The Rt Hon. Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC
Description: The Fourth Annual John E. James Distinguished Lecture.

 

Article 8 – Book Reviews
Author: Laurence Jerome, Paul Links
Description: Book review by the author of the book The Confinement of the Insane: International Perspectives, 1800-1965 by Roy Porter and David Wright, and a second review by the author of the book Suicide in Children and Adolescents by Robert King and Alan Apter.

 

Article 9 – Mental Health Act 2007
Author: Department of Health
Description: Guidance on the extension of victims’ rights under the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004.

 

Article 10 – Alternative Sanctions in Germany: An Overview of Germany’s Sentencing Practices
Author: NIJ
Description: See Title

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Article 1 – Helping Inmates Make the Transition to Freedom
Author: Martin Howard
Description: From APAC Transition New Life for the Real World News & Information.

Article 2 – Multi-Agency Partnership
Author: Various
Description: A list of articles regarding the titular topic.

Article 3 – International Practices
Author: Various
Description: A list of articles regarding the titular topic.

Article 4 – Handbook for prisoner managers and policymakers on Women and Imprisonment
Author: Criminal Justice Handbook Series
Description: See title.

Article 5 – The Australian Firearms Buyback and Its Effects on Gun Deaths
Author: Wang-Sheng Lee, Sandy Suardi
Description: The main aim of this paper is to analyze the effect of the NFA on reducing firearm related deaths in Australia, with an emphasis on deaths by homicide and suicide.

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Article 1 – Health Care Delivery
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 2 – Gender-Responsive Programs
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 3 – Cultural Competency
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 4 – Children of Prisoners
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 5 – Barriers to Reentry
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 6 – Rule-of-Law Tools for Post-Conflict States: Maximizing the legacy of hybrid courts
Author: United Nations
Description: Discussion of hybrid courts.

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Article 1 – Offender Assessment
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 2 – Monitoring Offenders
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 3 – Management Systems (Computer-Based)
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 4 – Management
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 5 – Literacy Programs
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

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Article 1 – Youth Detention Alternatives
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 2 – Youth Case Management
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 3 – Youth Assessment and Screening
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 4 – Voting Rights and Felon Disenfranchisement
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 5 – Victim/Offender Dialogue and Restitution
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 6 – Staff Training
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

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Article 1 – Prostitution Alternatives Services
Author: Various
Description: List of articles on the topic.

Article 2 – In the High Court of South Africa
Author: The State and Joyce Maluleke and others
Description: Judgment on Sentence.

Article 3 – How Restorative Justice is Able to Transcend the Prison Walls: A Discussion of the Restorative Detention Project
Authors: Luc Robert, Tony Peters
Description: This chapter discusses a restorative detention pilot project that has been active in six Belgian prisons.

Article 4 – United Nations and Juvenile Justice: A Guide to International Standards and Best Practice
Authors: Geraldine Van Bueren, Gert Capelaere, Allison Morris, Ann Skelton, Julia Nielsen
Description: This manual is intended for use as a practical human rights training program for all those concerned with juvenile justice.

Article 5 – Inside Story: Practitioner Perspectives on Teaching in Prison
Author: Tracy Irwin
Description: This article seeks to document both the difficulties and successes in delivery effective teaching in a Northern Ireland prison with such a dualistic nature and conflicting organizational substructures.

Article 6 – Family Recovery from Youth Substance Use Related Problems: A Pilot Study of the BEST Plus Program
Authors: John Toumbourou, John Bamberg
Description: Evaluation of a pilot program in Australia.

Article 7 – Handbook for Prison Managers and Policymakers on Women and Imprisonment
Author: Tomris Atabay
Description: This handbook provides guidance on the gender-sensitive approach to prison management.

Article 8 – Monitoring Trends in Re-Offending Among Offenders Released From Prison
Authors: Nadine Smith, Craig Jones
Description: This study applies the Group Risk Assessment Model to measure reoffending among offenders released from prison in New South Wales.

Article 9 – Policing Australia’s Heroin Drought: Using an Agent-Based Model to Simulate Alternative Outcomes
Authors: Anne Dray, Lorraine Mazerolle, Pascal Perez, Alison Ritter
Description: This article examines the disruption to drug supply to street-level market dynamics in Australia.

Article 10 – Victim Compensation and Aspects of Law and Justice in Tanzania
Authors: Kahwa Lugakingira, Chris Maina Peter
Description: This article reviews the history and background of Tanzania’s relatively recent focus on providing a formal legal structure for ensuring compensation and other services for crime victims.

Article 11 – Crime and Criminal Justice Systems in Europe and North America 1995-2004
Authors: Kauko Aromaa, Markku Heiskanen
Description: This report on the United Nations Surveys on Crime Trends and Operations of the Criminal Justice Systems in Europe and North America presents data for the 10-year period.

Article 12 – Comparative Criminal Justice: Beyond Ethnocentrism and Relativism
Author: David Nelken
Description: This study examined ethnocentrism and relativism using the example of Cavadino and Dignan’s recent analysis of differences in prison rates.

Article 13 – Caring for Ex-Prisoners in Namibia
Author: Center for Justice and Reconciliation
Description: News article

Article 14 – Committee for Social Development
Author: Title
Description: Meeting Minutes from November 14th, 2007.

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Article 1 – ‘Internalizing’ Criminal Justice Research
Author: Philip Bulman
Description: Short article on International Practices from NIJ Journal

Article 2 – Community Courts Across the Globe: A Survey of Goals, Performance Measures and Operations
Author: Diana Karafin
Description: This survey aims to identify the principal goals and objectives of community courts, how community courts differ from traditional courts, and the specific and quantifiable measures community courts use to track progress.

Article 3 – Quito and Guayaquil Prisons
Author: prepared by Angus Creighton
Description: Discussion of the prisons and policies.

Article 4 – Resolving the Conflict and Restoring Relationships: Experiments in Community Justice within a New Zealand faith-based prison
Author: Kim Workman
Description: A paper presented to “New Frontiers in Restorative Justice: Advancing Theory and Practice” 2-5 December 2004, Massey University, Albany.

Article 5 – Humaita Prison
Author: Prepared by Angus Creighton
Description: Discussion of the prison and policies.

Article 6 – Voice Response Translator with the Language Translation Programming Tool
Author: NIJ
Description: Pamphlet about the translator.

Article 7 – Drug Consumption in the Costa Rican Prison Population and Its Relation to Committing Crimes
Author: None Listed
Description: A transversal, descriptive, and exploratory study on the consumption of Psychoactive Substances in the Costa Rican Penitentiary System.

Article 8 – Australia’s children: safe and well
Author: Unknown
Description: A national framework for protecting Australia’s children and a discussion paper for consultation.

Article 9 – Introduction to the Implementation of the APAC Method at the Prison Units of Entre Rios
Author: Mario Eduardo Diaz Velez
Description: See Title.

Article 10 – About the DOJ
Author: Department of Justice
Description: Webpage screenshot from the Republic of the Philippines.

Article 11 – Recent Research Supporting the Underlying Theories of APAC-Based Prisons
Author: Kim Workman
Description: See Title.