Consciousness, solidarity and hope as prevention and rehabilitation

Currie, Elliott (2013) Consciousness, solidarity and hope as prevention and rehabilitation. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 2(2), pp. 3-11.

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This paper grapples with the question of how progressive criminologists might approach working with people who have committed violent or predatory crimes, or are ‘at risk’ of doing so. Progressives have often been uneasy about ‘intervention’ with people who offend: but in the face of the destructiveness of violence, especially in some parts of the world, a posture of simple non-intervention won’t suffice. I suggest three central principles – which I call consciousness, solidarity and hope – that may guide us in developing ways of working with offenders that are both progressive and effective.

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ID Code: 68040
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Intervention , prevention , progressive criminology , rehabilitation
ISSN: 2202-7998
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Causes and Prevention of Crime (160201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Correctional Theory Offender Treatment and Rehabilitation (160202)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Author(s)
Deposited On: 05 Mar 2014 00:40
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2014 01:07

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