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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


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


Partnerships, Conflicts, and Power Relations

Adam Crawford

in The Local Governance of Crime: Appeals to Community and Partnerships

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298458
eISBN:
9780191685446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298458.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the nature of structural, cultural, and conceptual conflicts and tensions which exist between different criminal justice agencies. It begins with an examination of the different ... More


Stressors Experienced by State and Federal Probation Officers

Risdon N. Slate and W. Wesley Johnson

in Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829996
eISBN:
9780199301492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829996.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

While there is a body of literature and research that focuses on the job of state probation officers, there is scant research on federal probation officers. This chapter reviews prior research on ... 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


Explaining Assessments of Future Risk: Race and Attributions of Juvenile Offenders in Presentencing Reports

Sara Steen, Christine E. W. Bond, George S. Bridges, and Charis E. Kubrin

in Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter describes how probation officers explain and assess the future risk of offending. Probation officers use qualitatively different kinds of attributions and explanations and rely on ... More


Booking It beyond the Big House

Jean Trounstine

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0087
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Changing Lives Through Literature (CLTL), a program originally for male probationers, was the 1991 brainchild of Judge Robert Kane and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Robert Waxler. ... More


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