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Recidivism/ Desistance

  • Hart, I. (1974). Factors relating to Reconviction among young Dublin probationers. Dublin. Economic and Social Research Institute.
  • Farrell, S. (2005) Understanding Desistance from Crime: Theoretical Directions in Resettlement and Rehabilitation. Milton Keynes: Open University Press
  • Home Office. (2004) Reducing Crime Changing Lives: The Government's Plans for Transforming the Management of Offenders. London: Home Office. (PDF, 1.53 MB)
  • Institute of Criminology (2006) Press Release - "Results  of  Irish Recidivism Study Published by UCD Institute of Criminology". Issued 5 December  2006. Dublin: Institute of Criminology, University College, Dublin
  • Maruna, S. (2001) Making Good: How Ex-Convicts Reform and Rebuild Their Lives, Washington DC: American Psychological Association Books
  • Maruna, S. & Immarigeon, R. (2004) After Crime and Punishment: Pathways to Offender Reintegration, Devon: Willan
  • National Economic and Social Forum (2002). "Re-Integration of Prisoners: Forum Report No. 22". Dublin, National Economic and Social Forum (PDF, 324 KB)
  • O'Donnell, I., Baumer, E., & Hughes, N. (2008) "Recidivism in the Republic of Ireland", Criminology and Criminal Justice, 8/2, 123-146.
  • O'Donnell, I. & Healy, D. (2008) "Calling time on crime: Motivation, generativity and agency in Irish probationers" Probation Journal, 55: 25-38.
  • Ruddy, D. & Brown, A. (2008) Adult Reconviction in Northern Ireland 2004: Research and Statistical Bulletin 6/2008. Belfast: NISRA. (PDF, 343 KB)
  • Weaver, B. & McNeill, F. (2007) Giving Up Crime: Directions For Policy. Glasgow School of Social Work/ Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice. Research/ Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde. (PDF, 512 KB)


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