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Towards a strengths-based focus in the criminal justice system for drug-using offenders

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In this chapter the authors advocate for an increased focus on holistic, desistance- and recovery-oriented practices in the criminal justice system for dealing with drug-using offenders. They argue for looking beyond the offendersU+2019 risks and focusing on individual and community empowerment.
Book: The Routledge handbook of the philosophy and science of punishment
Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy
Pages: 388
ISBN:9780429507212
Publication year:2020