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Published: 21 March 2002

478 Pages


ISBN: 9781841741901

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division


Working for Justice

Second Edition

Edited by David Ward, John Scott, and Malcolm Lacey

  • The first reference book for the new National Probation Service is relevant to everyone involved in probation - policy makers, managers, practitioners and students
  • Leading authorities contribute specific chapters with up to date consideration of the critical issues for criminal justice and community supervision
  • Wide ranging coverage of policy, context, service delivery and organisation - a core text for trainee probation officers, staff studying for NVQs and other training to work with offenders
  • Unrivalled references and bibliography - a full listing of contemporary references to the literature and law on probation and working with offenders
  • Transferable learning - the text includes crossover points for other criminal justice agencies - police, social work, Youth Offending Teams and the wider public sector
  • Includes coverage of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 - the book describes and explores the scope of the most significant legislation for probation governance, service delivery and development since the 1907 Probation of Offenders Act

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