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Community Safety, Criminal Justice and Millennium Fever

Bryant, Malcolm
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) In , Community Safety, Citizenship and Social Inclusion. Chilton, Buckinghamshire, UK: Thames Valley Partnership. Pp. 44-54. Downloaded 29 January 2004.

In this essay (written in 1998), Malcolm Bryant notes that the coming of the new millennium has gripped people with urges to view things in historical perspective and give the present state of affairs a special significance. He readily admits to being infected with this “millennium feverâ€?! That being said, Bryant writes that the 1990s were a watershed period for criminal justice and community safety. He argues that the new millennium will usher in new opportunities for improving ways in which to tackle crime and deal with offenders. To make his point, he examines three themes that he claims operate across both criminal justice and community safety developments: risk; relationships; and reparation.


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