Criminology

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Professional Risk and Working with People

Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Professional Risk and Working with People provides advice on assessing and managing risks for all those employed to take risks with or on behalf of other people.The authors explore issues of risk assessment and management that provides readers with a broad knowledge of risk practices that can be applied across a range of disciplines. They ...

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Judicial Decision Making in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

UBC Press

Laws and definitions of sexual abuse may have changed since the 1980s, but this book demonstrates that interpretation of the law still depends on the social construction of children and on judges’ own understanding of what constitutes child sexual abuse.

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Nurturing Attachments

Supporting Children who are Fostered or Adopted

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Nurturing Attachments combines the experience and wisdom of parents and carers with that of professionals to provide support and practical guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships. It gives an overview of attachment theory and a step-by-step model of parenting.

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The Pocket Guide to Restorative Justice

By Barbara Tudor and Pete Wallis; Illustrated by Chris Slane
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This pocket-sized guide covers every stage of the process, from how a facilitator should prepare for taking on a new case, through initial contacts with victim and offender and facilitating meetings, to recording and evaluating a case. This is an invaluable companion for any professional needing to know about restorative justice.

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Negotiating Responsibility

Law, Murder, and States of Mind

UBC Press

Kimberly White provides an essential point of reference from which to evaluate current criminal law practices and law reform initiatives in Canada.

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Developments in Social Work with Offenders

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Developments in Social Work with Offenders explains the organisational and legislative changes that have occurred in social work and probation across the UK in the past 10 years, in the context of the accumulating body of knowledge about what constitutes effective practice in the assessment, supervision and management of offenders in the community.

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