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Title Managing fear : the law and ethics of preventive detention and risk assessment / Bernadette McSherry.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 262 pages)
Series International perspectives on forensic mental health
International perspectives on forensic mental health.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Detention of persons.
Detention of persons -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Detention of persons -- Government policy -- History.
Risk assessment -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Risk perception -- Social aspects.
Mental health personnel -- Professional ethics.
Mental health personnel and patient -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Commitment of Mentally Ill -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Risk Assessment -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Risk Assessment -- ethics
Human Rights -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Prisoners -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Crime -- prevention & control.
Dangerous Behavior.
Genre History.
Contents Introduction and theories of risk and precaution -- Introduction -- Theories of risk and precaution -- Risk assessment instruments and techniques -- The laws of preventive detention and supervision -- Laws of preventive detention -- Supervision, control, and community treatment orders -- Proving risk in preventive detention and supervision proceedings -- Human rights and ethical issues -- Human rights issues -- The ethics of forensic risk assessment -- Conclusion.
Other Title Print version: McSherry, Bernadette. Managing fear 9781138000735