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The long term impacts of probation supervision

The long term impacts of probation supervision

Hunter, Ben, Farrall, Stephen, Sharpe, Gilly and Calverley, Adam (2017) The long term impacts of probation supervision. In: Blokland, Arjan and van der Geest, Victor, (eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Life Course Criminology. Routledge International Handbooks, 1 . Routledge, London, pp. 436-449. ISBN 978-1138813663

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Abstract

Taking a qualitative longitudinal approach, this chapter draws on interview data from a study of offenders and ex-offenders who sentenced to probation supervision in 1997/1998. The chapter examines the experiential and narrative processes inherent in trying to desist from crime. The chapter argues that probation officers' efforts to make positive interventions in the lives of offenders may be successful, even where considerable time has passed since the end of a probation order. This has implications for a wide array of criminal justice interventions.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Criminology, Life course
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Law
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 16:11
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/17057

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