The Law and Ethics of Preventive Detention and Risk Assessment
|Series title:||International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $195.00|
| 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...