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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 34 new and published books in the subject of Probation — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Cultures of Desistance

    Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Ethnic Minorities

    By Adam Calverley

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance – that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behaviour – vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known ethnic...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Crime, Community and Morality

    By Simon Green

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Probation

    Key Readings

    Edited by George Mair, Judith Rumgay

    Probation: Key Readings presents a comprehensive selection of ‘key readings’ in community penalties. It is divided into six sections, each with a detailed introduction from the editors. Section one showcases central policy perspectives on the role, tasks and significance of the probation...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation

    By Sam King

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Women Exiting Prison

    Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support and Survival

    Edited by Bree Carlton, Marie Segrave

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Women’s incarceration is on the rise globally and this has significant intergenerational, economic and humanitarian costs for communities across the world. While there have been efforts to implement reform, particularly in countries such as Canada, UK, US and Australia, the growing evidence...

    Published April 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Doing Probation Work

    Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation

    By Rob Mawby, Anne Worrall

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    A great deal has been written about the political, policy and practice changes that have shaped probation work but little has been written on the changes to occupational cultures and the ways in which probation workers themselves view their role. This book fills that gap by exploring the meaning of...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Criminal Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Azrini Wahidin, Nicola Carr

    Few subjects provoke as much public fascination and political concern as crime, criminality, criminology, and criminal justice policy and practice. Understanding Criminal Justice seeks to provide students with a critical introduction to the range of theoretical, policy and operational issues faced...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Legitimacy and Compliance in Criminal Justice

    Edited by Adam Crawford, Anthea Hucklesby

    Questions of legitimacy and issues of compliance lie at the heart of criminal justice systems and policies. Recent years have seen greater recognition and awareness of the essential role of legitimacy, trust and public confidence in underpinning the effectiveness of criminal justice practices and...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge