Cultures of desistance: rehabilitation, reintegration and ethnic minorities

In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance ' that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behavior ' vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known...

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Main Author: Calverley, Adam
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London [u.a.] Routledge 2013
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Summary:In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance ' that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behavior ' vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known ethnic differences in factors identified as affecting disengagement from offending, such as employment, place of residence, religious affiliation and family structure, providing good reasons for believing differences would exist
Literature review -- Methodology -- Indians and their desistance from Crime -- Bangladeshis and desistance from crime -- Experiences of desistance among Black and dual heritage offenders -- Thinking through ethnic differences in experiences of desistance
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:X, 230 S. 24 cm
ISBN:9780415672610