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

David J. Cooke

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Abstract

Book abstract: 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
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
ISBN (Print)9780470990575
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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    Cooke, D. J. (2010). Foreword: Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice. In Grendon and the Emergence of Forensic Therapeutic Communities: Developments in Research and Practice John Wiley & Sons . http://researchonline.gcu.ac.uk/sls/447