Bowen, E. and Brown, L. and Gilchrist, E. (2002) Evaluating Probation Based Domestic Violence Offender Programmes for Domestic Violence Perpetrators: A Pro-Feminist Approach. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 41 (3). pp. 221-236. ISSN 0265-5527.
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Developments in our understanding of domestic violence and its criminalisation have led some probation areas in the UK to adopt pro–feminist offender groupwork programmes as a means of rehabilitating these offenders. The renaissance of the rehabilitative ideal within probation areas has been followed by the need to prove its effectiveness. This article discusses the justifications of providing rehabilitation for this category of offender, outlines the pro–feminist approach and provides a guide to conducting well designed evaluations within a probation context in light of earlier British evaluations. It concludes by calling for further well designed evaluations to be conducted.
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology|
|Depositing User:||Ros Beeching|
|Date Deposited:||07 Sep 2008 19:58|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:14|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4141 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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