ACADEMIC WORKS ABOUT 7TH STEP FOR FURTHER READING
A New Identity: The Place of the 7th Step Society in Offender Reentry
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.
MEANINGFUL CHANGE: EXPLORING THE PROCESS OF CHANGE THROUGH MEMBERSHIP IN THE 7TH STEP SOCIETY
By Amanda Hester
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.