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Understanding Risk in Criminal Justice.

Author: Hazel Kemshall
Publisher: Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill International (UK) Ltd., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for use with offenders. It is designed with undergraduate courses in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Kemshall
ISBN: 9780335226030 0335226035
OCLC Number: 437177433
Description: 1 online resource (204 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series editor's foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 01; Chapter 02; Chapter 03; Chapter 04; Chapter 05; Chapter 06; Chapter 07; Glossary; References; Index.

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This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for use with offenders. It is designed with undergraduate courses in mind, providing frequent summaries, lists of further reading, and a glossary. The identification, assessment and management of risk has become a central theme of criminal justice policy.

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