New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 7-12 business days.

This title is in stock with our Australian supplier and will be ordered in for you asap. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

Desistance from Sex Offending
Author: D. Richard Laws

ISBN: 9781606239353
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 306
Published: 12 September 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.54
Description:
This book offers a fresh perspective on treating a population that is often demonized by policymakers, the public, and even clinicians. Leading experts D. Richard Laws and Tony Ward argue that most sex offenders are "people like us," with the potential to lead meaningful, law-abiding lives-if given a chance and appropriate support. They present an empirically and theoretically grounded rehabilitation approach, the Good Lives Model, which can be integrated with the assessment and intervention approaches that clinicians already use.

The book comprehensively examines what is known about factors promoting desistance from crime. Laws and Ward explain that desistance is not an isolated event, but a process-replete with lapses, relapses, and recoveries-by which an individual turns away from criminality and becomes reintegrated into the community. They critique existing models of dealing with offenders that primarily focus on risk management and surveillance. Instead, they show how encouraging naturally occurring desistance processes and directly addressing barriers to community reentry can make treatment more effective and long lasting. ...

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility. Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  

Payment options

Pay Now and Afterpay include:

Buyer Protection Learn More