Making Good How Ex-Convicts Reform and Rebuild Their Lives

ISBN-10: 1433802147

ISBN-13: 9781433802140

Edition: 2001

Authors: Shadd Maruna, Hans Toch

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Can hardened criminals really reform? This book provides a narrative analysis of the lives of repeat offenders who, by all statistical measures, should have continued on the criminal path but instead have created lives of productivity and purpose.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 5/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 211
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Introduction: The Common Criminal and Us
Dissecting Desistance
Defining Desistance
The Liverpool Desistance Study
Two Views of a Brick Wall
Sample Prognosis: Dire
Reading From a Condemnation Script
Making Good: The Rhetoric of Redemption
Applied Mythology
Work, Generativity, and Reform
Mea Culpa: Shame, Blame, and the Core Self
The Rituals of Redemption
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Author
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