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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 39 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. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Corrections in the Community

    5th Edition

    By Edward J. Latessa, Paula Smith

    Corrections in the Community is an introductory text that provides a solid foundation of the most recent and salient information available on the broad and dynamic subject of community corrections. It explores the issues and practices facing community corrections, using the latest research in the...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Corrections

    Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America, 3rd Edition

    By John Whitehead, Kimberly Dodson, Bradley Edwards

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation

    8th Edition

    By Patricia Van Voorhis, Emily J Salisbury

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Professional Misconduct against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings

    By Lee Michael Johnson, Joycelyn Pollock, Michael Braswell

    A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth misconduct, its extent, its consequences, factors that increase its occurrence,...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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