Rehabilitation, Crime And Justice by P. RaynorRehabilitation, Crime And Justice by P. Raynor

Rehabilitation, Crime And Justice

byP. Raynor, G. Robinson

Paperback | October 11, 2005

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Can offenders be rehabilitated? Can this be done in ways that benefit the community as a whole, as well as offenders? This book is about the history, theory, practice and effectiveness of rehabilitation. It shows how different beliefs about the value of rehabilitation and about 'what works' have influenced criminal justice policy and practice at different times, and it identifies a number of promising approaches for the future. Everyone interested in the rehabilitation of offenders should read this book.
Author Peter Raynor: Peter Raynor is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University in Wales, UK. A former probation officer and social work educator, he has been carrying out and publishing research on effective practice in probation services since the 1970s. His previous books include Social Work, Justice and Con...
Title:Rehabilitation, Crime And JusticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.47 inPublished:October 11, 2005Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230232485

ISBN - 13:9780230232488

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Table of Contents

Defining Rehabilitation Justifying Rehabilitation Origins and Contexts The Rehabilitative Ideal: Advance and Temporary Retreat Adapting to the End of 'Treatment' The New Rehabilitation: 'What Works' and Corrections at the End of the Twentieth Century Against the Tide: Non-Treatment Paradigms for the Twenty-First Century The Futures of Rehabilitation

Editorial Reviews

'A valuable addition to the literature the author is a recognized authority in his field and highly regarded. There are very few academics in Britain who could write such a book.' - Professor David Smith, Applied Social Sciences, Lancaster University, UK'...the best available review on the social history, current status, and possible future of is a concise and accessible conduit for getting readers up to speed about the complex issues involved in whether rehabilitation should serve as a guiding theory of corrections.' - Francis T. Cullen, Punishment and Society, 14 (1), 2012