volume 16, issue 1, P1-3 1970
DOI: 10.1177/026455057001600101
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Abstract: THE Report of the Probation and After-Care Department for 1966 to 1968, like its predecessor, suffers from the convention governing its production. Ostensibly, it is an account of the work of a small Home Of~ice Department; in fact, it covers the achievements and shortcomings of the probation and aftercare service over a three-year period, ending more than tv %Ive months ago.The formula gives the &dquo;central authority&dquo; pride of place, and thus the first chapter opens with an account of the activities o…

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