volume 25, issue 4, P109-109 1978
DOI: 10.1177/026455057802500401
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Abstract: focuses attention on a subject which has received disappointingly scant recognition in this country. The concept of diversion of offenders has been widely practised in the States, especially with juveniles and young adults. In ideal terms, diversion means dealing with delinquents informally rather than through court proceedings but a NACRO working party in 1975 did extend diversion to include probation work with offenders following conviction and before sentence. John Harman's project at Sheffield aimed to gi…

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