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Rehabilitation Programs and Gender Violence

Bárbara SORDI Stock, from the Universidad de Sevilla, made a contribution to the 2012 Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, in the category “Punishment and its alternatives,” under the title “Rehabilitation Programs and Gender Violence”. Here is the abstract: The principal objective of this research is no other than discuss the nature, design, development and the results of the rehabilitation programs in Spain as a penalty for crimes involving gender violence. In this sense, we will analyze the law 1/2004, which it is related with gender in the sense of establishing a compulsory alternative rehabilitation programs for men in order to substitute or suspend imprisonment condemn as well as the recent reform of the penal code by 5/2010 law in order to strength the reliability of these programs as a part of the penal system. Due to these facts in 2010 the penitentiary administration developed a framework program for being applied to prisoners who were in prisons and men who were serving alternative sentences. Our conclusions takes into account the crisis of the paradigmatic treatment as a penalty as this is handled nowadays by the criminological, penal and feminist doctrine.

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  • “Rehabilitation Programs and Gender Violence”, by Bárbara SORDI Stock (Proceedings)

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