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Understanding the Management of High Risk Offenders.

Author/Creator:
Kemshall, Hazel.
Publication:
Berkshire : McGraw-Hill Education, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (188 pages)
Series:
UK Higher Education OUP Humanities and Social Sciences Criminology Ser.
UK Higher Education OUP Humanities and Social Sciences Criminology Ser.
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Subjects:
Sex offenders.
Sex crimes -- Risk assessment.
Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Sex crimes -- Prevention.
Sex offenders -- Mental health.
Sex offenders -- Mental health services.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Drawing on a wide range of cross-national literature and original research by the author, this timely book reviews current approaches to the community management of high risk offenders.
Contents:
Front cover
Half Title Page
Series Editor
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
Dedication
Series editor's foreword
Acknowledgements
List of acronyms
Introduction
Chapter 1: Framing the problem: contemporary responses to high risk offenders
Introduction
Who are high risk offenders?
Can we know them?
Risk assessment tools
The problem of risk prediction
Differing interpretations of risk
Criteria and evidence
The rise of community protection
Limits to the community protection model
Protection or punishment?
Exclusionary or integrative? Alternative approaches to risky offenders
Notes
Further reading
Useful websites and key sources
Chapter 2: Differing perspectives on an old problem: how do we know the dangerous?
Introduction
The long view
Framing risk and dangerousness
Criminological and legal approaches to risk and dangerousness
Psychological framing of high risk offenders and dangerousness
Sociological understandings of risk and dangerousness
Governance: surveillance, social sorting and social regulation
The limits of governmentality, surveillance and social sorting
The social construction of risk and the role of the media
Conclusion
Notes
Further reading
Chapter 3: Risk assessment: difficulties and dilemmas
Decision making on risk: the key issues
Categories and thresholds of risk
Systemic faults in risk assessment
Individual sources of error
Solutions for reducing error
What do offenders think about risk assessment?
Summary
Notes
Further reading
Chapter 4: Protection through partnership
MAPPA: the statutory approach to public protection
Key issues in statutory partnerships
Public health and community approaches to protection.
Partnerships with local communities: Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA)
Partnership with communities and public: building awareness and responsibility
Building awareness and responsibility
Protection through partnership: a summary
Further reading
Chapter 5: Risk management
Introduction
Community protection risk management strategies
Supervision and monitoring
Cognitive behavioural treatment and intervention programmes
Evaluations of CBT
Beyond the punishment paradigm - PHA, 'good lives' and risk management
Prevention strategies and environmental/opportunity management strategies
Social inclusion and integration techniques, including prosocial statutory supervision
Relapse prevention
What is the potential for restorative approaches?
Summary
Notes
Further reading
Chapter 6: Key issues in managing high risk offenders
Introduction
Risks versus rights
Ethical issues
Community notification
The situation in the UK
Supervision and monitoring
Evidence of effectiveness
Community protection or reintegration: competing or complementary approaches to the community management of high risk offenders?
Summary
Notes
Further reading
Chapter 7: Concluding comments
Pulling the threads together
Blending protection
Glossary
References
Index
Back cover.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Kemshall, Hazel Understanding the Management of High Risk Offenders
ISBN:
9780335236817
9780335219988
OCLC:
476231418