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Punishment in the Community

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This book aims to provide a critical analysis of both political and professional developments in policy and practice relating to non- custodial penalties, taking full account of recent developments and the creation of a National Probation Service in 2002.

Auteur

Anne Worrall is Head of the Criminology Department at Keele University.

Clare Hoy is a practising magistrate.



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This book provides a critical analysis of both political and professional developments in policy and practice relating to non-custodial penalties, taking full account of recent developments and the creation of a National Probation Service in 2002. Originally published in 1997, the second edition builds on the strengths of the first, updating throughout and including new sections and chapters to take account of the many changes in this field. Its aim is to unravel the complex institutional goals (the role of community punishment in the criminal justice system), professional goals (what can be achieved by community punishment) and political goals (the packaging and sale of community punishment to the law-abiding public). The central focus is on the changing role of the probation service, and it is addresses two central questions: Is it possible to explain community penalties in ways that do not constantly have to make reference to prison?; and Why is it that, despite persistent attempt

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Introduction  Part 1: The principles and politics of community punishment  1. Introducing community penalties  2. From alternatives to custody to punishment in the community  3. The Criminal Justice Act 1991 and its demise  4. Constructing the punishing community  Part 2: The changing role of the Probation Service  5. From 'advise, assist and befriend' via 'confront, control and monitor' to 'enforcement, rehabilitation and public protection'  6. Taking the 'social' out of inquiry reports  7. Demanding but not degrading? The appeal of community punishment and electronic monitoring  8. From counselling to instruction: the development of 'help' in probation discourse  9. Unacceptable crimes or unacceptable criminals? Sex offenders  10. Unacceptable crimes or unacceptable criminals? Juvenile delinquents  11. The future of punishment in the community.  Recommended further reading

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Punishment in the Community
Sous-titre: Managing Offenders
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781843920762
ISBN: 978-1-84392-076-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Droit pénal
nombre de pages: 264
Poids: 499g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm
Année: 2005
Auflage: 2. A.

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