Probation – Rights and New Agendas

  • David DenneyEmail author


This chapter critically considers and reflects on the development of the probation services during the last three decades. Drawing on the collective work of the authors and others it shows how the politics of probation have ebbed and flowed with the dominant policies of the day. It is suggested that to demand justice from a system dominated by market competition is unrealistic and absurd.


Criminal Justice Service User Criminal Justice System Probation Officer Institutional Racism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Law, Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonEghamUK

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