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Dictionary of Probation and Offender Management.

By: Canton, Rob.
Contributor(s): Hancock, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (433 p.).ISBN: 9781843925965.Subject(s): Probation -- Great Britain -- DictionariesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dictionary of Probation and Offender ManagementDDC classification: 364.63094103 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Dictionary of Probation and Offender Management; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of entries; List of contributors; About this book; Acknowledgements; Introduction and overview; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Appendix I; Appendix II Probation timeline; Appendix III; References; Index
Summary: Contemporary probation practice is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized. Probation officers are typically described now as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and concepts into the established probation lexicon - including institutional, legal, political and theoretical terms of its own as well as importing concepts from the disciplines of sociology, criminol
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Cover; Dictionary of Probation and Offender Management; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of entries; List of contributors; About this book; Acknowledgements; Introduction and overview; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Appendix I; Appendix II Probation timeline; Appendix III; References; Index

Contemporary probation practice is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized. Probation officers are typically described now as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and concepts into the established probation lexicon - including institutional, legal, political and theoretical terms of its own as well as importing concepts from the disciplines of sociology, criminol

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Robert Canton is Professor of Community and Criminal Research, and Head of Research in the Department of Heath and Life Sciences, De Montfort University, UK.

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