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Managing fear : the law and ethics of preventive detention and risk assessment / Bernadette McSherry.

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Author/Creator:
McSherry, Bernadette.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Imprint:
New York : Routledge, 2014.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxiii, 262 p. ; 23 cm.
Title Variation:
Law and ethics of preventive detention and risk assessment
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-258) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Theories of risk and precaution
  • Risk assessment instruments and techniques
  • The laws of preventive detention and supervision
  • Laws of preventive detention
  • Supervision, control, and community treatment orders
  • Proving risk in preventive detention and supervision proceedings
  • Human rights issues
  • The ethics of forensic risk assessment
  • Conclusion.
Series:
International perspectives on forensic mental health.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781138000735
1138000736
9780415632393
0415632390

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