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Title Women and criminal justice : from the Corston Report to transforming rehabilitation / edited by Jill Annison, Jo Brayford and John Deering
Published Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource ( ix, 265 pages)
Contents Corston and beyond / Jill Annison and Jo Brayford -- Transforming rehabilitation : implications for women / Jill Anison, Jo Brayford and John Deering -- The context : women as lawbreakers / Loraine Gelsthorpe and Serena Wright -- A comparison : criminalised women in Scotland / Michele Burman, Margaret Malloch and Gill McIvor -- Probation practice with women offenders in Wales / Kate Asher and Jill Annison -- Youth justice practice with girls / Becky Shepherd -- Women's centres / Leeanne Plechowicz -- Older women prisoners and the Rubies Project / Jill Annison and Alma Hageman -- Gendered dynamics of mentoring / Gillian Buck, Mary Corcoran and Anne Worrall -- 'Serious therapy' for serious female offenders : the democratic therapeutic community at HMP Send / Alisa Stevens -- Breaking the cycle for women through equality not difference / Martina Meilzer and Kate Williams -- 'A very hight price to pay?' : transforming rehabilitation and short prison sentences for women / Julie Trebilcock and Anita Dockley -- The role of the media in women's penal reform / Gemma Birkett -- Conclusions / Jill Annison, Jo Brayford and John Deering
Summary This insightful book focuses on developments since the publication in 2007 of the Corston Report into women and criminal justice. While some of its recommendations were accepted by government, actual policy has restricted the scale and scope of change. The challenges of working with women in the current climate of change and uncertainty are also explored, seeking to translate lessons from good practice to policy development and recommending future directions resulting from the coalition government's Transforming Rehabilitation plans. This timely analysis engages with wide-ranging considerations for policy makers, providers and practitioners of services and interventions for women who offend, and questions whether women should be treated differently in the criminal justice system.-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Jill Annison is associate professor in criminal justice studies at Plymouth University. Her career has focused on women offenders as a practitioner, in teaching and as a researcher. Jo Brayford is senior lecturer in criminology and criminal justice at the University of South Wales. Her research interests include offending behaviour, women and social problems. John Deering is senior lecturer in criminology and criminal justice at the University of South Wales. His research focuses on probation work and criminal justice
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Subject Corston, Jean, Baroness. Corston report
Female offenders -- Rehabilitation -- Great Britain
Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Great Britain
Women criminal justice personnel -- Great Britain
Female offenders -- Rehabilitation.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration.
Women criminal justice personnel.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Annison, Jill, editor.
Brayford, Jo, editor.
Deering, John, 1956 March 26- editor.
ISBN 144731932X