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working for justice

  • ISBN: 9781841741901
  • Editorial: Oxford University Press
  • Lugar de la edición: Oxford. Reino Unido
  • Edición número: 2nd ed.
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 22 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 450
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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The probation service has a pivotal role in interpreting the concept of justice and advancing the cause of justice through practical action. This task is increasingly challenging and with the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 establishing the National Probation Service of England and Wales in April 2001, this book is a timely account of how this task will manifest itself, written by experts closely involved in this world of change.

The increasing public expectation and scrutiny focused on the whole area of probation, coupled with the ongoing plans of the Government to bring about consistent standards and practice means that this is an area that will only continue to change and grow over the comming years. The probation service has to locate itself in a changing landscape and formulate a mission appropriate to the 21st century.

Here leading academics, policy makers, managers and practitioners have combined to put the spotlight on what contribution probation can make to public protection and social justice. Their efforts, culminating in this book, will help shape the new service and provide stimulus for critical debate of · Justice and Rights - what role does probation have in the tensions between rights and responsibilities, between victims and offenders? Justice in Practice - how do competing demands affect day to day community supervision and What Works? Justice in Organisation - are the reforms of modernisation going to create a service that can deliver?

It is of vital relevance to all who work in the probation world and to other criminal justice agencies and professionals.

Section 1 Justice in Focus1: Human Rights: A Challenge to Culture and PRactice, John R M Scott
2: Justice, Humanity and Mercy, Malcolm Lacey
3: Probation, Citizenship and the Public Sector, David Faulkner
4: The Social and Criminal Policy Context, Cedric Fullwood
Section 2 Justice in Practice5: Justice for Victims of Crime, Brian Williams
6: Working in the Courts, Liz Hill
7: Risk, Public Protection and Justice, Hazel Kemshall
8: Race Issues in Probation, Karen Chouhan
9: Missed Opportunities? Probation and Women Offenders, Anne Worrall
10: Deconstructing Dangerousness for Safer Practice, Gwyneth Boswell
11: What Works - Have We Moved On?, Peter Raynor
12: Community Service: Rediscovering Reintegration, Chris Johnson and Sue Rex
13: Just Practice in Probation Hostels, Paul Thurston
14: Controlling Drug Use - Where is Justice, Ira Unell
15: Rights, Probation and Mentally Disordered Offenders, Rob Canton
16: Case Management: Shaping Practice, Paul Holt
Section 3 Justice in Organisation17: Training for a Modern Service, Charlotte Knight
18: National Standards - Defining the Service, Keir Hopley
19: Performance and Accountability: The Role of the Inspectorate, Jane Furniss
20: Modernisation and Criminal Justice, John Raine
21: Organisation and Management: A Changing Agenda, Norman Flynn
22: Probation, Partnership and Civil Society, Mike Nellis
23: Reflections on Work in Progress, Malcolm Lacey

Edited by David Ward, John Scott and Malcolm Lacey


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