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Imprisonment, social support, and desistance : a theoretical approach to pathways of desistance and persistence for imprisoned men
Cid Moliné, Josep (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Desistiment del Delicte i Polítiques de Reinserció)
Martí Olivé, Joel (Centre d'Estudis Sociològics sobre la Vida Quotidiana i el Treball)

Data: 2015
Resum: Desistance should be the main ground for reentry policies for imprisoned offenders. However, theories on desistance are diverse, and they disagree about the key factors related to the origin, maintenance, and failures of the desistance process. This research considers three main theories of desistance—control, cognitive transformation, and strain-social support—to explain desistance in a qualitative sample of imprisoned men in Spain. The main finding of the research is that strain-social support theory may be of primary importance for understanding desistance because of its capacity to explain processes of change that begin during imprisonment and that continue upon release.
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Llengua: Anglès
Document: article ; recerca ; acceptedVersion
Matèria: Desistance ; Strain-social support theory ; Control theory ; Cognitive transformation theory ; Imprisonment
Publicat a: Journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, December 2015, ISSN 1552-6933

DOI: 10.1177/0306624X15623988

37 p, 373.6 KB

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