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Social Justice, Human Rights and the Values of Probation
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
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 ...
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 ...
Why do people commit crimes?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)