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Life after Life Imprisonment

Catherine Appleton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book explores one of the most contentious and sensitive topics in criminal justice: the release and resettlement of life-sentenced offenders. The book provides an analysis of the post-prison ... More


Roadblocks to Resettlement: The Significance of Recall

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the process of prison recall for discretionary life-sentenced offenders. First, it describes the size of lifer prison population in England and Wales and highlights the ... More


After Life Imprisonment: The Role of Supervising Officers

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses findings from interviews with frontline probation officers in England and Wales about the supervision of discretionary life-sentenced offenders. It explores the efforts made by ... More


Conclusions

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This concluding chapter draws together the main arguments and lessons from earlier chapters. It identifies important elements of successful community reintegration for discretionary life-sentenced ... More


Living on Life Licence: Lifers’ Perceptions of Supervision

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter compares the views of probation officers with the perceptions of lifers. It consider the lifer's view of how the probation service, as the main agency concerned with the support and ... More


Living a Life More Ordinary: Lifers’ Narratives of Change

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a qualitative assessment of the subjective side of desistance from the perspective of a subgroup of discretionary life-sentenced offenders convicted of violent and sexual ... More


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