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Mind the gap: sentencing, rehabilitation and civic purgatory (2018)
Journal Article
Henley, A. (2018). Mind the gap: sentencing, rehabilitation and civic purgatory. Probation Journal, 65(3), (285-301). doi:10.1177/0264550518776773. ISSN 0264-5505

This article discusses the relationships and tensions between the sentencing, statutory supervision and legal rehabilitation of lawbreakers under UK legislation. It does so with reference to both the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, which allow... Read More

Civil and social death: criminal background and the loss of the self (2018)
Book
HENLEY, A. (2018). Civil and social death: criminal background and the loss of the self. In S. Read, S. Santatzoglou, & A. Wrigley (Eds.), Loss, dying and bereavement in the criminal justice system, 76-84. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

In this chapter I offer an alternative perspective to the themes of ‘dying’, ‘loss’ and bereavement’ within criminal justice and explore the relationships which exist between social practices of punishment and the status or positioning of former lawb... Read More

Disparities in public protection measures against sexual offending in England and Wales: an example of preventative injustice? (2015)
Journal Article
Hudson, K., & Henley, A. (2015). Disparities in public protection measures against sexual offending in England and Wales: an example of preventative injustice?. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 15(5), (561-577). doi:10.1177/1748895815577219. ISSN 1748-8958

This article analyses the use of criminal justice measures aimed at the prevention of sexual offending across England and Wales. Specifically, it focusses on measures such as the ‘sex offenders register’ and sexual offences prevention orders (SOPOs)... Read More

Abolishing the stigma of punishments served: Andrew Henley argues that those who have been punished should be free from future discrimination (2014)
Journal Article
Henley, A. (2014). Abolishing the stigma of punishments served: Andrew Henley argues that those who have been punished should be free from future discrimination. Criminal Justice Matters, 97(1), (22-23). doi:10.1080/09627251.2014.950521. ISSN 0962-7251

The Benthamite workhouse principle of ‘less eligibility’ dates back to the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834 and, since its application to the sphere of criminal justice, has long dictated that prisoners and other lawbreakers should always be last in the q... Read More

‘Victims’ versus ‘offenders’ in British political discourse: the construction of a false dichotomy (2013)
Journal Article
Drake, D. H., & Henley, A. J. (2014). ‘Victims’ versus ‘offenders’ in British political discourse: the construction of a false dichotomy. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 53(2), (141-157). doi:10.1111/hojo.12057. ISSN 0265-5527

This article evaluates the contemporary discursive status of victims and people convicted of criminal offences. The rhetoric used by British politicians to convey the meaning of ‘rights’ is explored within media output, parliamentary speech-making an... Read More