The construction and interpretation of risk management technologies in contemporary probation practice
Bullock, KA (2010) The construction and interpretation of risk management technologies in contemporary probation practice British Journal of Criminology, 51 (1). 120 - 135. ISSN 0007-0955
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This paper examines the governance of risk in probation practice in England and Wales. It is concerned with the construction of risk assessments and the subsequent management of those offenders determined to be ‘risky’. It is concerned especially with how notions of rehabilitation, regulation and punishment interact in contemporary risk management practice. The paper comprises, first, an examination of evidence regarding the nature and operation of risk management in probation practice. Second, it describes the findings of an empirical examination of the operation of contemporary practices. Lastly, it discusses implications for how risk management practice is understood.
|Additional Information:||This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in "British Journal of Criminology" following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version "Bullock KA (2011). The construction and interpretation of risk management technologies in contemporary probation practice British Journal of Criminology 51(1):120-135" is available online at: http://bjc.oxfordjournals.org/content/51/1.toc|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||risk, probation, governance, punishment, rehabilitation|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > Sociology|
|Depositing User:||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited:||16 Nov 2012 15:26|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2013 19:21|
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