This book provides an authoritative overview and analysis of issues of assessment, treatment, and management of violent and sexual offenders. It takes particular account of recent UK policy and legislative changes such as the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the development of initiatives to manage dangerous offenders, such as the UKs Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements. The book addresses wider issues of risk and dangerous offenders. It questions the relationship between the assessment, treatment, and management of offenders, while also considering which appropriate individuals should be involved in this process. The book extends its coverage to include the issue of stalking. Contributors to the book offer a wide range of expertise from both academic and practitioner contexts, and are drawn from the UK, Canada, New Zealand, and Switzerland.
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