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Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Aaron Pycroft and John McKeane


The rise in a dominant risk paradigm focusing on public protection in criminal justice has seen the increased use of coercion to access treatment for people with substance misuse and mental health problems. This book explores the notions of risk and rehabilitation within the practice of court orders, and contextualises them within a comparative literature and research base. This timely book discusses these problems, highlighting criminal justice practice in relation to risk and rehabilitation. It will make crucial reading for academics and policy makers in criminology and criminal justice and ... More

Keywords: Risk, Rehabilitation, Substance, Mental health, Criminal, Justice, Research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781447300205
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aaron Pycroft, editor

John McKeane, editor

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