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The changing role of probation hostels: voices from the inside

Reeves, Carla (2011) The changing role of probation hostels: voices from the inside. British Journal of Community Justice, 9 (3). pp. 51-64. ISSN 1475-0279

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Abstract

Probation Approved Premises (hereafter referred to by their earlier and informal moniker; hostels) are a small, but vital part of the wider work of the probation service in which high risk offenders are provided semi-secure accommodation either on release from prison (as part of release license conditions) or on bail. Currently 100 hostels cater for a wide range of offenders including both male and female offenders, sexual, drug and violent offenders (HMI Probation et al. 2008). This paper explores what people either working or residing in a probation hostel understand the purpose of work in hostels to be.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Research in the Social Sciences
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2011 09:39
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 09:38
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/11467

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