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Winner of the Saltire Society First Book Award 2016An Economist Book of the Year 2016A Spectator Book of the Year 2016In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore.
Working with Sex Offenders is a unique book which brings together leading practitioners in the field to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date distillation of relevant guidance to assist anyone who works with sex offenders. The authors examine topics including assessment, treatment, supervision and safeguarding. Skills and strategies for successful engagement...
This book challenges current thinking about youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police. It highlights how the street gang label is unfairly linked to Black and urban youth street-based lifestyles/cultures and friendship groups.
When is it fair to hold young people criminally responsible? If young people lack the capacity to make a meaningful choice and to control their impulses, should they be held criminally culpable for their behaviour? In what ways is the immaturity of young offenders relevant to their blameworthiness? Should youth...
This book explores the politics of modernisation and transformation of probation in the criminal justice system. It draws upon innovative social theories and moral perspectives to analyse changes in the probation service and makes a timely contribution to criminal justice and probation theory.
An authoritative guide to carrying out solution focused work with all forms of violence - whether with a perpetrator or victim, adult or child. It shows how effective solution focused approaches are in transforming violent behaviours and will be a useful tool for professionals across the human services.
This volume poses a series of key questions about the practice of probation as an integral part of the European criminal justice system.
Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell documents the story of long-term prisoner Charlie Bronson and his five-year stay at Britain's most notorious mental hospital, Broadmoor. Capturing Bronson's unique voice, it is a roller-coaster ride of madness, pain, laughter and tears.