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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Community Penalties

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ISBN13: 9781903240496
ISBN: 1903240492
Published: May 2001
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00

Community penalties are court-ordered punishments, falling between imprisonment and fines, and involve some contact by a criminal justice agency in a community-based setting. There has been a big increase in their use in recent years, particularly in the context of new forms of technology (e.g. electronic tagging) and community-based restorative justice conferences.;Community penalties have been subject to different policy pressures, and it is not at all clear which of these will be dominant in the future. This work, based on papers originally presented at a Cropwood conference on the subject organized by the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, provides a key contribution to this debate. The contributors are leading academic authorities and practitioners in the field.

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1. Introduction - Community Penalties in England: the contemporary context 2 Community Penalties in Historical context, by Mike Nellis (University of Birmingham) 3 Community penalties in the perspectives of contemporary social change, by Mark Liddle (NACRO) 4 Beyond cognitive-behaviouralism: reflections on the effectiveness literature, by Sue Rex (University of Cambridge) 5 Compliance and community penalties, by Anthony Bottoms (University of Cambridge) 6 Compliance: a manager's perspective, by Andrew Underdown (Greater Manchester Probation Service) 7 Accountability in the delivery of community penalties: to whom, for what and why?, by Judith Rumgay (London School of Economics) 8 Accommodating difference and diversity in probation practice, by Loraine Gelsthorpe (University of Cambridge) 9 Technology and the future of community penalties, by George Mair (Liverpool John Moores University) 10 Community penalties and social integration: 'Community' as solution and as problem, by Peter Raynor (University of Wales, Swansea) 11 What future for 'public safety' and 'restorative justice' in a system of community penalties, by Michael E. Smith (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 12 Conclusions - pathways to the future