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