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Sexual crime and circles of support and accountability

Elliott, H. and Hocken, K. and Lievesley, R. and Blagden, N. and Winder, B. and Banyard, P. (2018) Sexual crime and circles of support and accountability. Sexual Crime . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 9783319748221

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74823-8

Abstract

This book offers a collection of original contributions to current research available on Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA). by engaging with current literature and unpublished research in the field. The book explores the role of narrative identity in desistance from sexual crime and how CoSA maps onto this, as well as a history of CoSA across the world. The text then moves into an empirical section, reporting on some unpublished findings, including an evaluation of a new prison-based CoSA in the UK. Lastly, the experiences of service users and the influence of media perceptions are explored, offering a space for he 'unheard voices' as well as consideration of future directions for practitioners. The book is relevant not just to psychologists, criminologists, social workers and students, but to practitioners and the general public with an interest in learning about CoSA.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rehabilitation, Sex crime, Accountability for crimes, Sex offenders, Narrative identity, Therapeutic relationship, Dual-process cognition, Criminology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: School of Social Science
Depositing User: Helen Elliott
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2018 12:47
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2018 12:47
URI: http://researchonline.bishopg.ac.uk/id/eprint/326

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