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- ISBN: 9780415884952 | 0415884950
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 7/6/2011
This edited collection explores the advantages and disadvantages of current management schemes for high-risk offenders, such as sex offenders, terrorists, offenders with serious mental illnesses, and juvenile offenders. It is written for scholars in the field, as well as policy-makers and mental health professionals. Chapters examine a myriad of relevant issues, such as the practical issues that have arisen following the implementation of preventive detention/supervision schemes, the issues relating to assessing the risk of future harm in the management of high-risk offenders, and different programs/sentencing options for high-risk offenders with mental illnesses.