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The European Probation Rules, Assessment and Risk
This paper examines assessment practice in probation, especially in relation to risk, and considers the challenges posed to current approaches by the European Probation Rules, as well as by some findings from research. ...
Social Justice, Human Rights and the Values of Probation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
Foreigners to Justice? Irregular migrants and foreign national offenders in England and Wales
There is a long tradition of blaming foreigners for crime problems in England and Wales. The contemporary manifestation of this centres on suspicion about the involvement in crime of foreign nationals and irregular migrants. ...
Three ways of understanding the question ‘Why punish?’ are distinguished. Answers commonly invoke three purposes and justifications – that punishment is the way to reduce offending, that it rights the wrong, and that it ...
Theories of Punishment
Should there be a right to rehabilitation?
Chapter explores what might be involved in deciding a 'right to rehabilitation'
Yes, No, Possibly, Maybe: Community Sanctions, Consent and Cooperation
(European Probation Journal, 2014)
This article explores the significance of consent to community sanctions and measures. The value of consent derives from the principle of autonomy and rights to freedom and dignity. While normally these are rights that ...
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 ...
Probation and the philosophy of punishment
With the important exception of critiques of rehabilitation, philosophers of punishment do not often have probation as their focus. This (relative) neglect is mutual: when probation policy makers, scholars and practitioners ...
Why do people commit crimes?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)