British Journal of Community Justice

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 3, Winter

An Exploration of Third Party Disclosure and Outcomes in Registered Sex Offenders
IntroductionDisclosure is considered to be an important and necessary resource for the effective risk management of sexual offenders. Disclosure, in this context, refers to 'the sharing of specific information about a MAPPA offender with a third party...
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Spending Review and Autumn Statement on prisoner rehabilitation and the prison estateOn 9 November, 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne set out the priorities of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement. Stating that economic security, national security...
Female Prisoners, Aftercare and Release: Residential Provision and Support in Late Nineteenth-Century England
This article examines the release and aftercare of female prisoners in England during the late nineteenth century. Primarily it seeks to illuminate the use of residential provision for women who had been released from both convict and local prisons,...
How Offenders Make Decisions: Evidence of Rationality
IntroductionThe Rational Choice approach to crime is closely aligned with the dominant ethos of the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales (Jones, 2008). The current UK criminal justice system essentially sees an individual as responsible for his...
Offending and Desistance: The Importance of Social Relations
OFFENDING AND DESISTANCE: THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL RELATIONS Beth Weaver (2016). New York: Routledge. pp274 (hbk) £90. ISBN 978-1-138-79972-1From the "International Series of Desistance and Rehabilitation" which has recently produced such excellent contributions...
Predictors of Engagement with Support Services in a Sample of UK Victims of Violent Crime
IntroductionOne of the major developments in United Kingdom criminal justice in the last 40 years has been the shift toward the needs of victims as a primary focus (Burrows, 2014), with an escalation of services funded by central government (Spalek,...
Responding to Hate Crime: The Case for Connecting Policy and Research
RESPONDING TO HATE CRIME: THE CASE FOR CONNECTING POLICY AND RESEARCH Chakraborti, N. and Garland, J. (2014). Bristol: Policy Press. pp224 (hbk) £70. ISBN 978-144730-876-8This edited collection is a much needed addition to the literature on the contentious...
Rhetoric and Reality in Penal Reform
It is remarkable how much excitement a prime minister talking about prison creates in the penal lobby. Claiming 20 years since a PM had spoken on the topic and yet with no recognition that he has been PM for well over five years of that time promises...
The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice
THE ROUTLEDGE GUIDE TO WORKING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives and Terry Dray (2015). Oxon: Routledge. pp332 (hbk) £90. ISBN 978-0-415-81071-5A dedicated book on careers and employability in criminal justice is overdue and a significant...
What Works in Therapeutic Prisons: Evaluating Psychological Change in Dovegate Therapeutic Community
WHAT WORKS IN THERAPEUTIC PRISONS: EVALUATING PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANGE IN DOVEGATE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY Brown, J., Miller, S., Northey, S. and O'Neill, D. B. (2014). Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. pp283 (pbk) £26.99. ISBN 978-1-137-30620-3A...
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