Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation
|Series title:||International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this decision? And in what ways does probation help? This book explores these questions.
Based on in-depth interviews with a group of men under probation supervision, Sam King investigates the...