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Effective Probation Practice : Practical Social Work - Professor Peter Raynor

Effective Probation Practice

Practical Social Work

Paperback Published: 15th March 1994
ISBN: 9780333585245
Number Of Pages: 184

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Drawing on the authors' experience of research and practice in probation, the book provides a positive and realistic view of the contribution the probation service can make to the criminal justice system. It covers court work, face-to-face work with offenders, wider work in the community, and probation organisation and management. It is informed both by research on 'what works' and by a commitment to anti-discriminatory practice.

Acknowledgements - Introduction - Probation in Penal-Policy:Welfare, Justice or Crime Reduction? - An Offender-Centred Strategy - Influencing Sentences:Just Deserts and System Strategies - Consistency and Quality in Pre-Sentence Reports - 'Some Things Do Work': The New Evidence - Developing and Evaluating a Programme to Reduce Offending - Community Responses to Crime: What Role for Probation? - Conclusion: Management and the Pursuit of Effectiveness

ISBN: 9780333585245
ISBN-10: 0333585240
Series: Practical Social Work
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 15th March 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.0 x 12.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 10