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Beyond Bars: Rejoining Society After Prison

By Jeffrey Ian Ross, Ph.D. and Stephen C. Richards, Ph.D.

Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Alpha (July 7, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces
Condition: Used/very good (stamp inside cover)

Price: $13.95 $11.00

Synopsis

The United States has the largest criminal justice system in the world, with currently over 7 million adults and juveniles in jail, prison, or community custody. Because they spend enough time in prison to disrupt their connections to their families and their communities, they are not prepared for the difficult and often life-threatening process of reentry. As a result, the percentage of these people who return to a life of crime and additional prison time escalates each year. Beyond Bars is the most current, practical, and comprehensive guide for ex-convicts and their families about managing a successful reentry into the community.