The pursuit of effectiveness in the treatment and management of offenders has been one of the few observed continuities throughout the history of penal policy and practice. Over the last two decades this pursuit has centred on the question of ‘what works in reducing reoffending?’ – a perhaps inevitable consequence of spiralling prison numbers and costs, politically unacceptable reoffending rates, emerging transatlantic research evidence and, perhaps most notably, an increasingly politicised public policy arena.
|Title of host publication||Addressing offending behaviour|
|Subtitle of host publication||context, practice and values|
|Editors||Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences(all)
FingerprintDive into the research topics of 'Desistance-focused approaches'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
Criminal Justice Sanctions and Services: Exploring PotentialAuthor: McCulloch, T., 2014
Supervisor: Kelly, T. (Supervisor) & McNeill, F. (External person) (Supervisor)
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › Doctor of Social WorkFile