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The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Nikki Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520288348
eISBN:
9780520963313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288348.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares the compelling story of a group of Black men living in San Francisco's historically Black neighborhood, the Fillmore. Against ... More


Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More


Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Pamela Ugwudike, Peter Raynor, and Jill Annison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores how evidence-based skills and practices can reduce re-offending, support desistance, and encourage service user engagement during supervision in criminal justice settings; and how ... More


The light to fight the shadows: on education as liberation

Kris MacPherson

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Kris McPherson writes of his experience of imprisonment in Scotland, his life in crime and his struggle to leave both behind him. Assembling powerful arguments from his prison life and his studies ... More


The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Deborah Jump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is an assumption in criminal justice that boxing will immediately work to reduce offending among young men. Many practitioners cite discipline and respect as the desisting elements inherent in ... More


Later Life Outcomes, Turning Points, and Desistance

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

in Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Prior reviews of the criminal trajectory literature mostly excluded findings on the relation of criminal trajectory groups to later life outcomes, turning points, and desistance. To set the stage for ... More


Implications for Policy and Practice

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

in Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how findings from criminal trajectory research might be used to inform the development of policies and programs both within the criminal justice system (e.g., for assessment, ... More


Conclusion

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

in Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

It has been 25 years since the criminal trajectory methodology was first introduced. Scientists from multiple fields have now arrived at a much more balanced view of its strengths and weaknesses. The ... More


A moral in the story? Virtues, values and desistance from crime

Fergus McNeill and Stephen Farrall

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter draws on theories and research concerning desistance to argue that ceasing to offend is a process that involves the development of the motivation, capacity and opportunities to live ... More


Introduction

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The book opens with a description of the two key sites in my study: El Valle Juvenile Detention and Legacy community school. I describe the focus of the project and the questions I address. Here, I ... More


Hooks for Change and Snares for Confinement

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For girls in El Valle and Legacy, incarceration is a central component of their lives. However, once kids turn 18, the violations that previously landed them in juvenile detention now lead directly ... More


Conclusion

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion revisits the major themes of book. It also highlights the larger implications of these findings for young people in the United States. New partnerships between education and penal ... More


Eric’s Awakening

Nikki Jones

in The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520288348
eISBN:
9780520963313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288348.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 1 tells the story of Eric’s transformation from “weed man” to Pastor. The chapter illuminates the earliest moments in which Eric begins to imagine pulling himself out of street life. By the ... More


Boxing as Sports Criminology

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The chapter explores the history of boxing and its relationship to desistance from crime. It will briefly examine the appeal of boxing and also its position in contemporary criminological theory. I ... More


The Appeal and Desistance-Promoting Potential of Boxing

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The chapter further explores the meaning of boxing for young men, and considers sport as definer of masculinity and domination. I consider the ways in which boxing forms part of class and masculine ... More


Introduction: Effective practice skills: new directions in research

Pamela Ugwudike, Peter Raynor, and Jill Annison

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter sets out the premise and aims of the book – bringing together international research on evidence-based skills for working with offenders in the criminal justice system. It explains the ... More


The Risk-Need-Responsivity model: evidence diversity and integrative theory

Martine Herzog-Evans

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides a theoretical account of several models of evidence-based supervision skills and practices, including the Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR), desistance and Good Lives models. The ... More


Promoting quality in probation supervision and policy transfer: evaluating the SEED1 programme in Romania and England

Angela Sorsby, Joanna Shapland, and Ioan Durnescu

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A key aspect for promoting quality in one-to-one probation supervision is to focus on what practitioners actually do with those being supervised during supervision sessions. The SEED initiative, ... More


The ambiguity of therapeutic justice and women offenders in England and Wales

Jill Annison, Tim Auburn, Daniel Gilling, and Gisella Hanley Santos

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the application of therapeutic jurisprudence at a local Magistrates’ Court in England and Wales, specifically in relation to women offenders. Drawing on data from a 2-year ... More


Conclusion

Pamela Ugwudike, Jill Annison, and Peter Raynor

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The editors draw on the key themes covered by the preceding chapters to summarise the international research on evidence-based skills in criminal justice. The chapter also locates the key themes ... More


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