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May 2011 - NIC News & Updates

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    Maureen Buell on “Working with Women Offenders in the Community”

    A newly published book, Working with Women Offenders in the Community, by Rosemary Sheehan, Gill McIvor, and Chris Trotter , features a chapter co-authored by Maureen Buell, NIC Correctional Program Specialist. Contributions to this book challenge policy-makers and corrections systems to concentrate more on community provision for women offenders and resist popular calls for more punitive responses to all offenders, women included. See especially chapter 3 “Policy Developments in the USA”...
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    NIC Partners to Establish National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women

    The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance in partnership with the National Institute of Corrections has recently established a National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women (NRCJIW) . The Resource Center is funded via a 30 month grant from BJA and will be administered by the Center for Effective Public Policy. NIC is working closely with representatives from CEPP and BJA in the management of the resource center along with partners: CORE Associates;...
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