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'The burglar's mate'? How London's probation officers persuaded magistrates in Social Enquiry Reports, 1958-72

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A clash of generations occurred in the 1960s Probation Service when increasing numbers of university graduates entered the profession. They have been described as permissive by historians because they prioritised the welfare of the offender. This was in contrast to their older, and relatively untrained, colleagues for whom a reform project was premised on the disciplining of character. Due to a lack of sources, however, it remains unclear how these two generations differed in their attempt...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-12-04

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