Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Community

Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Community

Author(s): Anthony H. Goodman

Published Online: 11 JUN 2012 02:56AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470990995

Online ISBN: 9781118312209

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312209

About this Book

Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Community is a significant examination of the historical development of work with offenders and their treatment by the state and society. It offers unique perspectives and a wealth of information drawn from numerous interviews with probation staff.

  • Highlights how the work of probation staff has changed over time and the reasons behind these changes
  • Includes discourse with probation staff carried out over many years for a comprehensive, 'insiders' view of the situation
  • Focuses on contemporary issues, including the changes brought in by the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition
  • Written by a leading academic with extensive experience in the probation service

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