Desistance from sexual offending : alternatives to throwing away the keys

Law, D. Richard and Ward, Tony 2011, Desistance from sexual offending : alternatives to throwing away the keys, Guilford Press, New York, N. Y..

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Title Desistance from sexual offending : alternatives to throwing away the keys
Author(s) Law, D. Richard
Ward, Tony
Publication date 2011
Total pages xii, 306 p.
Publisher Guilford Press
Place of Publication New York, N. Y.
Notes Contents : General issues -- The criminological perspective -- Defining and measuring desistance -- The age-crime curve: a brief overview -- Theoretical perspectives on desistance -- Factors influencing desistance -- Two major theories of desistance -- The forensic psychological perspective -- Do sex offenders desist? -- Sex offender treatment and desistance -- Reentry and reintegration -- Barriers to reentry and reintegration -- Overcoming barriers to reentry and reintegration -- Recruitment -- The unknown sex offenders: bringing them in from the cold -- Blending theory and practice: a criminological perspective -- Desistance-focused intervention -- The good lives model of offender rehabilitation: basic assumptions, etiological commitments, and practice implications -- The good lives model and desistance theory and research: points of convergence -- The good lives-desistance model: assessment and treatment -- Where to from here? -- Dignity, punishment, and human rights: the ethics of desistance -- Moral strangers or one of us? Concluding thoughts.
ISBN 9781606239353
Language eng
Field of Research 170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
HERDC Research category A1.1 Books - authored - research
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