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Exploring Modern Probation

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Since 1997 the probation service, an integral component of criminal justice for over 100 years, has been subject to a politically-driven process of modernisation and cultural transformation. This innovative book explores this probation modernisation by using social theories associated with Durkheim, Weber, Marx and Foucault. The book combines this theoretical analysis with empirical research from interviews, which highlights challenges to, as well as support of, the politics of modernisation. This research is unique in providing insights into what representatives of other organisations think about probation - from the outside looking in.This up-to-date text will be essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of probation, criminology, criminal and social justice and allied disciplines.

The book is in very good condition. Minor bump in the top cover of the book but pages are tight and clean.

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Author(s):
Philip Whitehead
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1847423485
ISBN-13:
9781847423481
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Policy
Title:
Exploring Modern Probation: Social Theory And Organisational Complexity

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Since 1997 the probation service, an integral component of criminal justice for over 100 years, has been subject to a politically-driven process of modernisation and cultural transformation. This innovative book explores this probation modernisation by using social theories associated with Durkheim, Weber, Marx and Foucault. The book combines this theoretical analysis with empirical research from interviews, which highlights challenges to, as well as support of, the politics of modernisation. This research is unique in providing insights into what representatives of other organisations think about probation - from the outside looking in.This up-to-date text will be essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of probation, criminology, criminal and social justice and allied disciplines.

The book is in very good condition. Minor bump in the top cover of the book but pages are tight and clean.

Author(s):
Philip Whitehead
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1847423485
ISBN-13:
9781847423481
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Policy
Title:
Exploring Modern Probation: Social Theory And Organisational Complexity

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