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ACADEMIC WORKS ABOUT 7TH STEP FOR FURTHER READING

A New Identity: The Place of the 7th Step Society

in Offender Reentry

Susan Hornby

2012

 

Susan Hornby conducts an ambitious review of the literature of 7th Step as a pathway to freedom for career criminals. It also places 7th Step within a broader context of corrections, offender rehabilitation, and the correctional environment over the past 50 years – since the establishment of Seventh Step Foundation in the United States.

https://7thstep.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/A-New-Identity-The-Place-of-the-7th-Step-Society-in-Offender-Reentry.pdf

MEANINGFUL CHANGE: EXPLORING THE PROCESS OF CHANGE THROUGH MEMBERSHIP IN THE 7TH STEP SOCIETY

By Amanda Hester
May, 2019

 

In this thesis, submitted as part of a master's degree in criminology, Amanda Hester conducts qualitative research on how the 7th Step Society creates relationships, experiences, and meanings, that facilitate desistance, personal growth, and change within its membership.

https://library2.smu.ca/bitstream/handle/01/28919/Hester_Amanda_MASTERS_2019.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

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