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Prospect: Probation Past, Present and Future

  • Maurice VanstoneEmail author
  • Philip Priestley
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Abstract

Prospect explains how the idea of this book evolved from a collective concern about how the selling off of a major proportion of the probation service had undermined a valuable resource within the criminal justice system. It highlights what is being lost with a short history of the unique and varied contribution of the service not only to criminal justice but also to social welfare generally. It then sets the scene with a summary of the combined experience of the contributors and a brief summary of the focus of each chapter.

Keywords

Criminal Justice System Juvenile Justice Critical Criminology Probation Service Probation Work 
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References

  1. Canton, R., et al. (2013, November 9). Probation service under threat. Letters – The Independent. Saturday.Google Scholar
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  3. Mair, G., & Burke, L. (2012). Redemption, rehabilitation and risk management. A history of probation. Abingdon: Routledge.Google Scholar
  4. Whitehead, P., & Statham, R. (2006). The history of probation: Politics, power and cultural change 1876-2005. Crayford: Shaw and Sons.Google Scholar

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© The Author(s) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of LawSwansea UniversitySwanseaWales, UK
  2. 2.BristolUK

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