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Human rights and youth justice in Europe.
Probation and the Limits of Criminal Justice
This paper considers what criminal justice can be expected to achieve and draws attention to its limited capacity to reduce crime. The paper goes on to explore the implications of this account for the work of probation and ...
Why Punish? An Introduction to the Philosophy of Punishment
(Book) A study of the origins, purposes and ethics of punishment
Foreigners to Justice? Irregular migrants and foreign national offenders in England and Wales
There is a long tradition of blaming foreigners for crime problems in England and Wales. The contemporary manifestation of this centres on suspicion about the involvement in crime of foreign nationals and irregular migrants. ...
Troublesome Offenders, Undeserving Patients: The Precarious Rights of Mentally Disordered Offenders
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
This chapter affirms the importance of trying to establish an ethical basis for working with ‘mentally disordered offenders’ in the context of academic and policy debate that is often centred around ideas of effective ...
Community Sentences and Offender Management
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
When the topic of punishment is discussed, many people think first about imprisonment. Yet the vast majority of people who are sentenced for crimes are not sent to prison but punished in the community. This chapter explores ...
Social work with young offenders
Contemporary probation in Europe: Some reflections.
(University of Birmingham, 2009)