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Probation services books

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Probation and Politics Academic Reflections from Former Practitioners by Philip Priestley Probation and Politics Academic Reflections from Former Practitioners

This book is a collection of essays by a unique group of authors about the political destruction of the probation service in England and Wales. All of them are probation officers turned academics, with a collective scholarly output that is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/01/2017

Public Protection Critical Theory, Policy and Practice in Probation and Rehabilitation by Anthony H. Goodman Public Protection Critical Theory, Policy and Practice in Probation and Rehabilitation

In 2013, the White Paper entitled 'Transforming Rehabilitation' advocated the dismantling of the probation service and the creation of two new entities: a smaller National Probation Service (NPS), which would work with high risk offenders, and larger Community Rehabilitation Companies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2016

Transforming probation Social theories and the criminal justice system by Philip Whitehead Transforming probation Social theories and the criminal justice system

This book explores the politics of modernisation and transformation of probation in the criminal justice system. It draws upon innovative social theories and moral perspectives to analyse changes in the probation service and makes a timely contribution to criminal justice...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2016

Moving on from crime and substance use by Moving on from crime and substance use

As `offenders' turn their backs on crime, they often change their identities as well as their behaviour, yet we know much less about how reforming identity might be affected by gender, age or ethnicity. This book showcases research from a...
Format: eBook - Released: 21/09/2016

Probation 12 Essential Questions by Fergus McNeill Probation 12 Essential Questions

This volume poses a series of key questions about the practice of probation as an integral part of the European criminal justice system. The contributors are established experts in their respective fields of study and together their questions address the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/06/2016

Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices by Gary Bayens, John Ortiz Smykla Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Corrections: Supervision, Treatment, and Evidence-Based Practices
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2016

Reconceptualising the Moral Economy of Criminal Justice A New Perspective by Philip Whitehead Reconceptualising the Moral Economy of Criminal Justice A New Perspective

This book reconceptualises the concept of moral economy in its relevance for, and application to, the criminal justice system in England and Wales. It advances the argument that criminal justice cannot be reduced to an instrumentally driven operation to achieve...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2015

Privatising Probation Is Transforming Rehabilitation the End of the Probation Ideal? by John Deering, Martina Feilzer Privatising Probation Is Transforming Rehabilitation the End of the Probation Ideal?
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This topical book looks at the attitudes of probation practitioners and managers to the philosophy, values, and practicalities of the Transforming Rehabilitation agenda. It provides unique insights into the values, attitudes and beliefs of probation staff and their delivery of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/05/2015

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Evidence-based skills in criminal justice International research on supporting rehabilitation and desistance by Pamela Ugwudike Evidence-based skills in criminal justice International research on supporting rehabilitation and desistance

This book is the first to bring together international research on evidence-based skills and practices in probation and youth justice in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Wide-ranging in scope, it also covers effective approaches to working with ethnic minority...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Delivering Rehabilitation The Politics, Governance and Control of Probation by Lol Burke, Steve Collett Delivering Rehabilitation The Politics, Governance and Control of Probation
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Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2014

Delivering Rehabilitation The Politics, Governance and Control of Probation by Lol Burke, Steve Collett Delivering Rehabilitation The Politics, Governance and Control of Probation
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Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2014

Rehabilitation and Probation in England and Wales, 1876-1962 by Raymond L. Gard Rehabilitation and Probation in England and Wales, 1876-1962

Rehabilitation and Probation in England and Wales, 1876-1962 draws on a wide range of archive material to describe the arrival of a modern probation service. Focusing on the first half of the twentieth century, it describes the debates, conflicts and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2014

The Golden Age of Probation Mission v Market by Roger Statham The Golden Age of Probation Mission v Market

The Golden Age of Probation is the first book on probation by those practitioners who became its leaders. A comprehensive account exploring culture, values and tensions. It looks at the dynamics of probation supervision and political dimensions, including the shift...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2014

Doing Probation Work Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation by Rob Mawby, Anne Worrall Doing Probation Work Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation
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A great deal has been written about the political, policy and practice changes that have shaped probation work but little has been written on the changes to occupational cultures and the ways in which probation workers themselves view their role....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014

Probation, Parole and Community Corrections by Dean J. Champion, Jeffrey B. Bumgarner, Gary A. Rabe, Richard D. Hartley Probation, Parole and Community Corrections
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2014

Policy Transfer in Criminal Justice Crossing Cultures, Breaking Barriers by Mary Anne McFarlane, Rob Canton Policy Transfer in Criminal Justice Crossing Cultures, Breaking Barriers
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Will 'what works' in one country work in another? This unique collection examines the cross-cultural transfer of skills and expertise, drawing out the opportunities and challenges involved in taking penal practices from one country to another.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2014

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