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Juvenile Justice Issues (2): Community-based Treatments (CBTs) for Young Offenders

Francis Wing-lin Lee

in Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Imprisonment is the usual outcome when considering measures for correction and punishment for offenders. As this method is associated with a deterrence effect, it can promote the safety of the ... More


The Origins and Evolution of Modern Parole

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the early evolution of parole in the United States and its use in modern sentencing practices. Parole is similar to probation in that both refer to the supervision of an ... More


Prison Suicide: What Happens Afterwards?

Philippa Tomczak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203585
eISBN:
9781529203691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203585.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prison suicide is a global problem, but little is known about about investigatory processes occurring after prison suicides. This book addresses this gap, providing a case study of the investigations ... More


Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Jo Brayford and John Deering (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on developments since the publication in 2007 of the Corston Report into women and criminal justice. While some of its recommendations were accepted by government, actual policy has ... More


Home Supervision

Kenneth McK. Norrie

in A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the origins of the most common outcome available to the children’s hearing – a supervision order in terms of which the child will remain in their own home. Social supervision grew ... More


Sex for Sale in Scotland: Prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1900-1939

Louise Settle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400008
eISBN:
9781474422543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400008.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Sex for Sale in Scotland examines the various formal and informal methods that were used to police female prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow between 1900 and 1939 and explores how these policies ... More


Contraceptive Risk: The FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine

William Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479876990
eISBN:
9781479825929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The odyssey of Depo-Provera is a study of the politics of contraceptive drug risk management, which involves a lengthy struggle over the scientific assessment of the drug's health risk and ... 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


Reforming the Delinquent? Probation and Correctional Education

Elizabeth Harvey

in Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The Weimar governments' policies for re-socializing delinquents depended on the provision of appropriate youth welfare measures. During the Depression, however, youth welfare proved to be ... More


Juries, Juries Everywhere (But Not Inside the Courts)

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter turns from the normative to the practical case for more participatory democracy in criminal justice by examining the contemporary use of jury-like procedures in municipal policymaking ... More


Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Although it is possible to trace a recent history of far reaching change in probation, the criminal justice system, and penal policy since the 1980s, it is of specific interest to excavate the period ... 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


Introduction

Philip Whitehead

in Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The first edition of this book was published in 2010 and included an analysis of the years from the election of new labour in 1997 to 2009. This second edition has been extended to include 1997 – ... More


A Probation officer’s story

Mike Guilfoyle

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter shares personal experiences and perceptions as a probation officer in a Central London Probation Office, covering an area with the highest overall crime rates in the capital. An ... More


Language, politics and values

Marilyn Gregory

in Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on a specific kind of politicisation of social policy. It considers the nature of the language, the knowledge, and the values of policy, using the probation service as a sample ... More


The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

David Clark and Gerard McCoy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This book on habeas corpus throughout the Commonwealth explores the theme of the fortunes of the writ and the conditions under which it has either flourished or waned. Drawing upon a wide range of ... More


The Family Justice Process 1900–1970

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The decision to grant a divorce was regarded as so important that only the High Court had the power to do so. But while this not only made the process very expensive, increasing demand (especially in ... More


Probation practice with women offenders in Wales

Kate Asher and Jill Annison

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter outlines the situation relating to women offenders supervised by the Wales Probation Trust: it starts by indicating the scale and scope of these developments and then moves on to discuss ... More


The Incorporation of Faith-Based Organizations into Criminal Justice Reform

Jennifer Elena Cossyleon

in "Jesus Saved an Ex-Con": Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479884148
eISBN:
9781479854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter draws from a social movements perspective to examine how 1990s-era probation privatization contests reshaped the penal field in ways that led CBOs and FBOs to become more deeply ... More


Where Next For Criminal Justice?

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Successive governments have promised to reform criminal justice in England and Wales, and to make it more efficient and more effective in preventing and reducing crime. They have introduced a ... More


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