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Managing Fear - a book by McSherry, Bernadette

Managing Fear

The Law and Ethics of Preventive Detention and Risk Assessment

Managing Fear( )
Author: McSherry, Bernadette
Series title:International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $68.95
Book Description:

Managing Fearexamines the growing use of risk assessment as it relates to preventive detention and supervision schemes for offenders perceived to be at a high risk of re-offending, individuals with severe mental illness, and suspected terrorists. It outlines a number of legislative regimes in common law countries that have broadened 'civil' (as opposed to criminal) powers of detention and supervision. Drawing on the disciplines of criminology and social psychology, it explores how...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Criminology
Social Science / Methodology
Medical / Mental Health
Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds

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