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- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
This book provides the most current thinking on effective interventions in the lives of criminal offenders. Original articles by leading criminologists provide in-depth analyses of ‚??turning points‚?Ě in the desistance process experienced by criminal offenders. An understanding of the sources of turning points (or interventions) across the life course... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this decision? And in what ways does probation help? This... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 35.95
This comprehensive edited collection draws together the latest international literature on offender compliance during penal supervision and after court orders expire. Outlining emerging developments in compliance research, theory, policy and practice, this book considers a wide range of offenders including women and young people. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Contemporary probation practice is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized. Probation officers are typically described now as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
Over the last few years intensive community programmes for both young and adult offenders have become established in the UK as an important new component of penal policy ? the ISSP (Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme) for persistent and serious young offenders, and the ICCP (Intensive Control and Change Programme) for adult offenders.... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 12.99
Often regarded as the fairer sex, women can be just as evil and ruthless as their male counterparts. In fact some even consider them more deadly as they are not above using the feminine charms to get their own way. Here then are cases of women who have fallen foul of the law. From girls who cheat elderly gentlemen of their retirement funds to a teacher... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
This Handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date source of information and analysis about all aspects of the work of the Probation Service. It takes full account of the many changes that the Probation Service has undergone over the last few years, and is currently undergoing as probation becomes part of the broader National... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book provides and accessible†text and critical analysis of the concepts and delivery of community justice, a focal point in contemporary criminal justice. The probation service in particular has undergone radical changes in relation to professional training, roles and delivery of services, but now operates within a mosaic of a number of inter-agency... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Transitions to Better Lives aims to describe, collate, and summarize a body of recent research ? both theoretical and empirical ? that explores the issue of treatment readiness in offender programming. It is divided into three sections: part one†unpacks a model of treatment readiness, and explains how it has been operationalized part two... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.00
The issue of minority ethnic groups' experiences of the criminal justice process, and in particular whether they are subject to disadvantageous treatment, has received much attention in recent years following high-profile events such as the publication of the Macpherson report in 1999 and the riots involving British-born Asian youths in northern towns... more...