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Author Chin, Vivienne.

Title Handbook for prison leaders [electronic resource] : a basic training tool and curriculum for prison managers based on international standards and norms / [prepared by Vivienne Chin with the assistance of Robert E. Brown, Yvon Dandurand and Eric McAskill].

Imprint New York : United Nations, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (v, 140 pages) : illustrations.
Series Criminal justice handbook series
Criminal justice handbook series.
Note At head of title: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna.
"This handbook for prison leaders was prepared for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) by Vivienne Chin ..."--Page III.
"United Nations publication sales no. E.10. IV.4"--Title page verso.
"March 2010"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- How to use the Handbook -- Chapter 1. Identification of current challenges -- Chapter 2. Effective leadership -- Chapter 3. Human rights, international standards and good prison management -- Chapter 4. Importance of the legal framework, policies and regulations -- Chapter 5. Management and accountability -- Chapter 6. Management of human and financial resources -- Chapter 7. Management of physical facilities -- Chapter 8. Meeting the basic needs of prisoners -- Chapter 9. Vulnerable prisoners -- Chapter 10. Children and youth in prison -- Chapter 11. Managing the prison population -- Chapter 12. Safety and security, control and discipline within prisons -- Chapter 13. Early or conditional release of offenders -- Chapter 14. Alternatives to imprisonment -- Chapter 15. Oversight mechanisms -- Chapter 16. Overcoming challenges: strategic approaches -- Annexes. I. Five-day training course curriculum for prison leaders -- II. List of additional resources.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Prisons -- Standards -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Correctional institutions -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Correctional personnel -- Training of -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Prisons -- Officials and employees -- Training of.
Correctional institutions -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Brown, Robert E.
Dandurand, Yvon.
McAskill, Eric.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Other Form: Print version: Chin, Vivienne. Handbook for prison leaders. New York : United Nations, ©2010 9789211302929 (OCoLC)648921323
ISBN 9789210555784 (electronic bk.)
9210555783 (electronic bk.)