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ISBN:
1847423493
Author:
Philip Whitehead
Category:
Social Sciences
Language:
English
Publisher:
Policy Press (June 9, 2010)
Pages:
200 pages
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Philip Whitehead is Professor in Criminal and Social Justice at the University of Teesside. After studying theology at Manchester University and later qualifying as a social worker/probation officer at Lancaster University, Philip worked for the Probation Service in the North East of England before being appointed lecturer at Teesside University.

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