Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice

Editor(s): Richard Shuker, Elizabeth Sullivan

Published Online: 29 MAR 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470990551

Online ISBN: 9780470661444

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661444

About this Book

This unique collection of research and practice papers highlight HMP Grendon's groundbreaking and sustained contribution to our understanding of the role therapeutic communities have in effective interventions with offenders.

  • Reveals the history and research behind HMP Grendon, one of the first prisons to develop therapeutic communities
  • Combines a mixture of quantitative and qualitative research papers, coupled with historical, theoretical and practice commentary
  • Features quantitative research based on unusually complete and extensive records, collected over an extended period and stored in Grendon's database
  • Provides an international perspective with prominent figures from America and Holland

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Developments in Therapeutic Communities

  2. Part II: Practice

  3. Part III: Research and Outcomes

    1. Chapter 20

      Research in Prison (pages 317–325)

      Martin J. Fisher, Carol Ireland and Elizabeth Elizabeth Sullivan Sullivan

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