- Gelsthorpe, Loraine
- Morgan, Rod.
- Probation -- Great Britain.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Part 1 Origins, developments, models; Chapters in this section consider the origins, developments and models of probation in use. It covers not only historical developments but also aims to capture probation work in transition, the structure and governance of the modern probation service, the staffing and training of the modern probation service, and the essence of probation work in comparative context.; Part 2 Justice, sentencing and the role of probation; Chapters in this section address issues relating to justice, sentencing and the role of probation, including the place and penological intent of community based penalties and their effectiveness. Other chapters look at restorative justice and its role in probation work, and issues of ethics, values and human rights in relation to probation work with victims and offenders.; Part 3 Working with offenders; Chapters in this section focus on work with offenders - looking at assessment and intervention, programmes, resources and good practices, equity and justice in relation to a social and cultural diversity of offenders and persistent offenders.; Part 4 Customers, stakeholders, partners; Chapters in this section consider customers, stakeholders, beneficiaries, and partners by looking first at special provision for offenders at the pre-trial and parole and resettlement stages of probation practice, and then at public and media perspectives on probation, work with victims, and the role of the voluntary sector and volunteers.; Glossary; Index.
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