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- DescriptionThis book showcases invative justice initiatives from around the world which engage offenders, practitioners and communities to reduce reoffending and support desistance and positive change. It is groundbreaking in bringing together inspiring ideas and pioneering practices to analyse how 'justice done differently' is making a difference. The voices and experiences of the people at the forefront of these invative initiatives are presented throughout the book, including offenders, corrections staff and directors, the judiciary, scientists and academics, volunteers and community organisations. Strengths-based research methods are used to investigate and celebrate best practices and 'good news stories' from the field. The authors raise critical questions about what is considered invative and effective, for whom and in what context, presenting their own conceptual approach for analysing invation. With initiatives drawn from diverse jurisdictions and cultures - including the UK, Europe, Australia, Asia, the US and South America - this book showcases original ideas and refreshing developments that have the potential to transform rehabilitation and reintegration practices. The book's substance and style will resonate with practitioners, students and academics across the interdisciplinary fields of crimilogy and criminal justice.
- Author BiographyHannah Graham is an Associate Lecturer in Criminology and a member of the Criminology Research Unit in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania, Australia. Hannah's research interests include innovative justice, desistance scholarship, penal cultures and practices, vulnerability and people with complex needs, alcohol & other drugs rehabilitation, and the ethics of euthanasia. Together with Rob White, she is co-author of Working with Offenders: A Guide to Concepts and Practices (Willan Publishing/Routledge, 2010). As part of the wider Innovative Justice international research initiative, Hannah has co-produced a website with Rob White, Katrina Clifford and key stakeholders in the field, www.innovativejustice.com Rob White is a Professor of Criminology and Director of the Criminology Research Unit in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania, Australia. Rob has made extensive contributions in research, teaching and publishing across the areas of green criminology and transnational environmental justice, juvenile justice and youth studies, critical criminology, restorative justice and mainstream criminal justice. His recent books include Youth Gangs, Violence and Social Respect (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013); Environmental Harm: An Eco-Justice Perspective (Policy Press, 2013) and Climate Change from a Criminological Perspective (Springer, 2012).
- Author(s)Hannah Graham,Rob White
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication01/07/2014
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note1 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 1 black & white line drawings
- Weight385 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
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