volume 24, issue 2, P68-72 1977
DOI: 10.1177/026455057702400209
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Abstract: starts from the premise that &dquo;probation, as it is understood by thc public, does not seem to do anything to the offender or for the public&dquo;. In order to retain or regain public confidence and to reduce the prison population, probation should be renamed, &dquo;community control&dquo;-and the local team of probation staff should attempt to meet the several needs of the client . and society. This is a most carefully researched book, based mainly on observations in Winchester Remand Prison and Remand Ce…

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