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Desistance from Sexual Offending  

Danielle Arlanda Harris and Rebecca M. Cudmore

Although it has received comparatively little research attention, the phenomenon of desistance from sexual offending is just as inevitable as the process of desistance from general crime. ... More

The role of policy in preventing sexual violence  

Richard Wright

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
This essay focuses on the role of law and policy in sexual assault and offending. Comparing and contrasting U.S., Canadian, and European policy approaches, the review examines how various ... More

Sex Offender Management and Treatment  

Roxanne Lieb

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This article studies the development of punishment policies for sex offenders. It observes the difficulty of creating treatment and management strategies for the surveillance of sex ... More

Sex Offender Monitoring  

Jennifer McMahon, Cynthia Calkins, and Julia Mesler

The past two decades have been marked by increasing public concern about sex offenders in our community. Specific laws and policies focused on increasing the supervision of sex offenders ... More

Sexual offenders: Criminal Careers and Desistance from Crime  

Patrick Lussier and Vicky Brassard

Sex offending has been considered an adultlike criminological phenomenon requiring adult-focused measures and interventions. Since the 1990s, growing concerns regarding youth involved in ... More

Treatment of sex offenders: Concepts and Empirical Evaluations  

Friedrich Lösel and Martin Schmucker

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
This essay discusses various treatments for sexual offenders and their success in reducing reoffending. Overall, research reveals a positive treatment effect that indicates up to 25 per ... More

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