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  • Understanding Risk in Criminal Justiceby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for... more...

  • Risk, Social Policy and Welfareby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00

    Explores the extent to which risk and vulnerability have replaced need as the key principles of welfare rationing and provision. This book begins with an overview of theories on risk and goes on to examine its relevance to social policy and welfare developments. It is useful for students, researchers and professionals in social policy. more...

  • Understanding the Management of High Risk Offendersby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    High-risk offenders have been defined as those who have committed a violent or sexual offence, or who are assessed as likely to do so. This book brings together a wide range of research on responses to 'dangerousness', including the author's own original research on the community management of high risk offenders. more...

  • Crime and Social Policyby Hazel Kemshall

    Wiley 2012; US$ 34.95

    Crime and Social Policy provides an invaluable examination of the relationship between social policy and crime. It draws on recent empirical research to offer important insights into the impact of current social policy trends on the lives of offenders. Provides an invaluable examination of the critical relationship between social policy and crime... more...

  • Working with Riskby Hazel Kemshall; Bernadette Wilkinson; Kerry Baker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Assessing and managing risk is a daily challenge for social workers. Working with risk can be anxiety provoking and demanding, requiring great skill and high levels of confidence. In these complex situations, social workers have to work hard to get the balance right. This innovative book focuses on the development and use of skills for work with... more...

  • Managing Sex Offender Riskby Gill McIvor; Hazel Kemshall; Andrew Kendrick; Donald Grubin; Tony Ward

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2004; US$ 34.95

    Based on key research into assessment, treatment and recidivism, this book offers practical guidance on improving intervention techniques with sex offenders. The contributors explore the monitoring and surveillance strategies and cognitive-behavioural techniques currently in use, and give clear directions for future practice. more...

  • Good Practice in Assessing Riskby Hazel Kemshall; Bernadette Wilkinson; Jon Glasby; Martin C. Calder; Kerry Baker

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 34.95

    This book is a comprehensive guide to good practice for those working with risk, covering a wide variety of social care settings. The contributors discuss a range of key issues relating to risk including positive risk-taking, collaborating with victims and practitioners in the design of assessment tools, resilience to risk, and defensibility. more...

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