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Therapeutic jurisprudence, drug courts and mental health courts: the US experience

Katherine van Wormer and Saundra Starks

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter Nine discusses the notion that jurisprudence understands justice as a social force, capable of producing therapeutic and anti-therapeutic results. The authors refer to drug and mental health ... More


Medicalisation

Natasha Du Rose

in The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 5 is concerned with the public health strand of drug policy discourse and the technology of medicalisation underpinning it. Medicalization operates as a form of control and regulation whereby ... More


Social stories

Natasha Du Rose

in The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter 8 discusses the less dominant social stories the women told which relocate their lives in particular social and economic contexts. These accounts are tales of gender, poverty and regulation ... More


Seeking out rehabilitation within the Drug Rehabilitation Requirement

Bernie Heath

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks at the introduction and delivery of the Drug Rehabilitation Requirement (DRR), which applies to a broader range of drug-using offenders, ie not just opiate users. Its potential as ... More


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