Tag: desistance

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Mississippi offenders permanently disenfranchised

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How do people give up a life of crime?

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Two dozen articles on every aspect of probation changes freely available online.

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Why it’s hard to help heroin users maintain recovery.

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We should be targeting prison “troublemakers” as well as addressing criminogenic need…

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A focus on reoffending could mean we miss the “teachable moments” which enable change…

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Mark Johnson, Founder and CEO of User Voice, gives his views in the latest in a series of interviews about the MoJ’s probation reform programme: Transforming Rehabilitation. Mark questions the…

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Tweet What works? One of the positive side-effects of the Transforming Rehabilitation project (launched in earnest yesterday) has been the debate it has provoked about what works in reducing reoffending…

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Tweet Fergus McNeill, @fergus_mcneill, leading academic on desistance – how and why offenders give up committing crime – writes on why he tweets. Tweets by @fergus_mcneill Why I tweet  I have…

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Tweet Some things in life are complicated. Take, for example, deciding the causes of the August riots. The government,  Metropolitan Police and the Guardian/LSE  are just three bodies who have…

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