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Social Justice, Human Rights and the Values of Probation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
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 ...
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 ...
The point of probation: On effectiveness, human rights and the virtues of obliquity
Policy debate assumes the point of probation is to administer community punishment, reduce reoffending and protect the public. Dominant punitive and instrumental understandings of probation’s work have regarded the human ...
Probation and Human Rights
Human rights are those rights that all people have in virtue of our common humanity. They include liberties and claims, being used in political debate to remind governments both of the limits of their powers over their ...
Should there be a right to rehabilitation?
Chapter explores what might be involved in deciding a 'right to rehabilitation'