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Risk and rehabilitationManagement and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system$
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Aaron Pycroft and John McKeane

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781447300205

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.001.0001

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The numbers game: a systems perspective on risk

The numbers game: a systems perspective on risk

Chapter:
(p.6) (p.7) One The numbers game: a systems perspective on risk
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Risk and rehabilitation
Author(s):

Paul Jennings

Aaron Pycroft

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0002

This chapter discusses the nature of risk, how it is applied to criminal justice and how this fits with ideas of rehabilitation. The authors discuss the organisational dynamics of risk, drawing on complexity and evolutionary theory to analyse developments in organisational theory. A focus for discussion on the understanding of evolutionary processes is also included, in order to explore developments in studying risk and risk management. Other methodologies include a case study to highlight the arguments in the chapter.

Keywords:   Risk, Rehabilitation, Criminal, Justice, Organisational Theory, Analyse

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