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Rethinking what works with offenders - Stephen Farrall

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Title
Rethinking what works with offenders - probation, social context and desistance from crime
Author
Stephen Farrall
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Willan
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20020901

This important and original new book reports on a major investigation of the outcomes of probation supervision, is concerned with the key question of what works in probation, and comes at an important moment of change and development for the probation service in the UK. Unlike previous studies which have relied mostly on official data, this book makes use of over 200 interviews with men and women on probation, and their supervising Probation Officers. Rethinking What Works with Offenders has the following objectives: to understand probation work from the perspectives of those who deliver it and those to whom it is delivered to study probation intervention as a whole (in particular the probation order) rather than specific aspects to locate probation work in the wider social contexts of those on probation to analyse how probation works, and to reconceptualise probation outcomes in terms of degrees of success rather than as 'successful' or 'unsuccessful' to assess the policy implications of these conclusions This book presents an important and challenging range of findings on 'what works' in probation and with offenders, and will be essential reading for anybody professionally concerned with the present and future of probation. raises central issues at a critical time for the reorganised National Probation Servicebased on extensive research, including 200+ interviewsessential reading for anybody interested in 'what works' in probation

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Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Probation - Great Britain.|Probation - Great Britain - Evaluation.|Recidivism - Great Britain - Prevention.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
248

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