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“The future of rehabilitation: What role for the probation service?”

Robinson, Gwen
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) Probation Journal. 53(4):334-346.

In this article, the authors draw on arguments developed in their recent
book Rehabilitation, Crime and Justice (Raynor and Robinson, 2005) to discuss
the aftermath of the ‘What Works’ initiative and the future of rehabilitation. They
argue that our understanding of rehabilitation needs to extend beyond narrow
correctionalism to a more socially inclusive and relational model, and outline
some of the strategies which might enable the probation service, at a time of
uncertainty about its future, to contribute to this kind of development.


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