From pillar to post: multi-agency working with women offenders

Rachel Goldhill

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This chapter explores the benefits and drawbacks to multi-agency working with women offenders and from the different perspectives of the Probation Service, voluntary agencies and service users. It examines what as been accomplished to date and argues that only with proper resourcing strategy in coordinated approach and shared goals will effective community support be facilitated to prevent the increased use of prison sentences for women.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMulti-agency working in criminal justice: control and care in contemporary correctional practice
EditorsAaron Pycroft, Dennis Gough
Place of PublicationBristol
PublisherPolicy Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)1847424538
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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