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Understanding desistance from crime

by Stephen Farrall

  • 75 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Open University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Social Science,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Change (Psychology),
  • Criminals,
  • Great Britain,
  • Prevention,
  • Recidivism,
  • Rehabilitation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10562174M
    ISBN 100335219497
    ISBN 109780335219490

    "The literature on desistance from crime has gone global in recent decades, but lacks a comparative framework for understanding cultural differences in these socio-cognitive dynamics. With this fascinating cross-cultural analysis, Dana Segev has opened up an exciting and much needed new direction in the field that will become a catalyst for. Understanding Desistance from Crime Theoretical Directions in Resettlement and Rehabilitation This book is both an introduction to research on desistance, and the report on a follow-up of two hundred probationers sentenced to supervision in the late s. The reader is introduced to some of the wider issues and debates surrounding.

    This article reviews the current state of knowledge and perspectives on desistance from juvenile offending. It begins by locating juvenile delinquency and desistance within the context of adolescent development and then describes the conceptual and methodological challenges of studying desistance from juvenile offending. There is a small but growing body of research focusing on desistance Cited by: 1. Understanding desistance from crime. In Crime and justice: A review of research. Vol. Edited by Michael Tonry, 1– Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. E-mail Citation» A comprehensive review of the desistance literature, with a discussion of various theoretical, conceptual, and methodological issues relevant to this topic.

    Get this from a library! Understanding desistance from crime: emerging theoretical directions in resettlement and rehabilitation. [Stephen Farrall; Adam Calverley] -- An introduction to research on desistance, and a report on a follow- up of two hundred probationers sentenced to supervision in the late s, this book appeals to undergraduates, postgraduates and. Book review: Offending and Desistance ; she examines the utility of her theoretical concepts and principles for better understanding the phenomenon of desistance from crime. Her interest is particularly in the relational domain, both in terms of how the individuals see themselves in the context of relationships, and as the influence, direct.


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Understanding Desistance from Crime ABSTRACT The study of desistance from crime is hampered by definitional, measurement, and theoretical incoherence. A unifying framework can distinguish termination of offending from the process of desistance.

Termination is the point when criminal activity stops and desistance is the underlying causal process. This book is both an introduction to research on desistance, and the report on a follow-up of two hundred probationers sentenced to supervision in the late s.

The reader is introduced to some of the wider issues and debates surrounding desistance via a consideration. Oxon: Routledge), this article advances a critical and contemporary overview of the main theories of desistance, drawing on illustrative empirical research.

It begins by addressing definitional issues, before showing how various theories of desistance differently explain Cited by: 2. This book is both an introduction to research on desistance, and the report on a follow-up of two hundred probationers sentenced to supervision in the late s.

The reader is introduced to some of the wider issues and debates surrounding desistance via a consideration of the criminal careers of a group of ex-offenders. This lively engagement with both data and theoretical matters makes the.

Understanding Desistance from Crime This summary explains what we know about how people with criminal records avoid re‐offending. It also suggests ways in which NOMS could assist or speed up the process of giving up crime.

What is desistance. Desistance is the process of abstaining from crime. The study of desistance from crime is hampered by definitional, measurement, and theoretical incoherence.

A unifying framework can distinguish termination of offending from the process of desistance. Termination is the point when criminal activity stops and desistance is the underlying causal process. A small number of factors are sturdy correlates of desistance (e. g., good marriages, stable Cited by: Understanding Desistance From Crime (Crime and Justice) [Farrall, Stephen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Understanding Desistance From Crime (Crime and Justice)Cited by: Page 5 of 9 Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory: Maruna, Shadd: Redemption Scripts and Desistance What about five years. Can we know if they “really” desisted only after they are dead.

Other criminologists have conceptualized desistance as a decision, the point at which someone decides to stop committing crime. This definition is also File Size: 29KB. Understanding desistance: a critical review of theories of desistance study of white-collar offenders and desistance from crime, this book will be of interest to academics and students engaged Author: Beth Weaver.

Buy Understanding Desistance From Crime: Emerging Theoretical Directions in Resettlement and Rehabilitation (Crime and Justice) by Farrall, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Understanding desistance from crime.

Crime and Justice Abstract The study of desistance from crime is hampered by definitional, measurement, and theoretical incoherence. A unifying framework can distinguish termination of offending from the process of desistance.

Termination is the point when criminal activity stops and desistance is. Furthermore, desistance research has, for the most part, neglected the lived experience of females with an incarceration history so this book is an important addition to the understanding in both the differences and similarities between males and females trying to desist from criminal behavior.

Essentially, I am looking at developing a comprehensive understanding of what is influencing desistance by looking beyond the statistics and exploring personal experiences.

There are a number of plans to use The Road from Crime film in increasing awareness of desistance with service users, staff and others. Understanding desistance: a critical review of theories of desistance In particular, this would suggest the application of intersectional methods and analyses, analyses of divergences in desistance pathways by crime type, enhanced critical and contextualizing analyses of cultural and structural influences on desistance, and, beyond Cited by: 2.

Methods. Data were gathered from a sample of 84 juvenile arrestees in Arizona, all of whom left their gang. Motives for leaving the gang were organized into factors internal (push) and external (pull) to the gang, while methods for leaving the gang were organized into hostile and non-hostile modes of by: Desistance has received perhaps the most attention, with propositions and theories abounding about why people quit crime.

Early understandings conceptualized desistance as a somewhat static event, the event of moving from a state of committing crime to a state of not committing by: 5. Understanding Desistance from Crime 21 study (Laub, Nagin, and Sampson ) found that a host of tradi- tional individual-difference factors were at best weakly predictive of.

Introduction. Desistance from crime, or the process of ceasing offending and 'going straight', is a much discussed yet poorly understood aspect of criminology (Mulvey et al., ). Book Description. In Offending and Desistance, Beth Weaver examines the role of a co-offending peer group in shaping and influencing offending and desistance, focusing on three phases of their criminal careers: onset, persistence and there is consensus across the body of desistance research that social relations have a role to play in variously constraining, enabling and.

Laub, J.H. and Sampson, R.J. () ‘Understanding Desistance from Crime’ in Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Volume Locke, J. () An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, in the standard critical edition by P.H. Nidditch () Oxford: Clarendon. Read the full-text online edition of Understanding Desistance from Crime: Emerging Theoretical Directions in Resettlement and Rehabilitation ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Understanding Desistance from Crime: Emerging.Understanding crime prevention Gordon Hughes Understanding social control Hough), desistance from crime (Stephen Farrell and Adam Calverley) prisons (Andrew Coyle) and political violence (Vincenzo Ruggiero).

A book like this one, entitled Understanding Criminology, begs a number.Get this from a library! Understanding Desistance from Crime. [Stephen Farrall; Adam Calverley] -- The growth of interest in why people stop offending and how they are resettled following punishment has been remarkable.

Once a marginal topic in criminology, it is now a central topic of research.