Understanding Risk In Criminal Justice
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 Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for use with offenders.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.
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Chapter 01 The rise of risk
Chapter 02 The role of risk in criminal justice and penal policy
Chapter 03 Approaches to risk and risk assessment tools
Chapter 04 Risk dangerousness and the Probation Service
Chapter 05 Risk and policing
Chapter 06 Risk and crime prevention
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