Professor Maurice Vanstone


Journal Articles

  1. & Moving Away from Social Work and Half Way Back Again: New Research on Skills in Probation. British Journal of Social Work 46(4), 1131-1147.
  2. & Une Checklist Permettant D'Evaluer Les Techniques D'Entretien Individuel Dans La Probation. A. J. Penal
  3. & A Child Sexual Abuse Project: A Brief Endnote.. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse23 23(6), 745-754.
  4. & The impact of skills in probation work: a reconviction study. Criminology and Criminal Justice 14(2), 235-249.
  5. & ‘Learning lessons from men who have sexually abused children’. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice 51(1), 79-93.
  6. & The Jersey Supervision Skills Study. Euro Vista 2(1), 20-22.
  7. & Rehabilitation as Presented in British Film: Shining a Light on Desistance from Crime?. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice 49(4), 375-393.
  8. Maintaining programme integrity: the F. O. R...A Change programme and the resettlement of ex-prisoners. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 54(1), 131-140.
  9. & Sexual abuse by men who work with children: towards reducing children's vulnerability. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 19(3), 345-364.
  10. New Labour and Criminal Justice. Probation Journal 57(3), 281-285.
  11. One Hundred Years of Probation. Justice Reflections 20, 1-7.
  12. & Child Sexual Abusers' Views on Treatment: A Study of Convicted and Imprisoned Adult Male Offenders. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 18(3), 320-338.
  13. The engineer, the educationalist, and the feminist writer: national champions and the development of probation in Europe. European Journal of Probation 1(2), 89-96.
  14. & Community Justice and a Model of Rehabilitation. British Journal of Community Justice 6(1), 63-72.
  15. The International Origins and Initial Development of Probation: An Early Example of Policy Transfer. British Journal of Criminology 48(6), 735-755.
  16. & Gender, Race and the Death Penalty: Lessons from Three 1950s Murder Trials.. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice 45(4), 403-420.


  1. & (Eds.). Probation and Politics. Academic Reflections from Former Practitioners. Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. & (Eds.). Offenders or Citizens? A Reader in Rehabilitation. Cullompton: Willan.
  3. & Reducerea riscului de recidivă după închisoare.. Bucharest: Lumina Lex.
  4. & Chinese translation of Understanding Community Penalties: probation, policy and social change. McGraw-Hill Asia in collaboration with the Chinese People's Public Security Press..
  5. Supervising Offenders in the Community. A History of Probation Theory and Practice. Ashgate.
  6. & Understanding Community Penalties. Probation, Policy and Social Change. Open University Press.

Book Chapters

  1. What is Probation's Role in Successful Social Integration (Resettlement) of People Leavinfg Prison. In Probation. 12 Essential Questions. (pp. 129-151). London: Routledge.
  2. Probation. In A Companion to the History of Crime and Criminal Justice. (pp. 197-199).
  3. & Supervision skills and practices. The Jersey study. In Ioan Durnescu and Fergus McNeill (Ed.), Understanding Penal Justice. London: Routledge.
  4. Compulsory Persuasion in Probation History. In Pamela Ugwudike and Peter Raynor (Ed.), What Works in Offender Compliance? International Perspectives and Evidence-Based Practice.. Basingstoke:: Palgrave MacMillan.
  5. ‘From a minority interest to accredited programmes: probation work with those convicted of sexual offences’,. In Brayford, J., Cowe, F. & Deering, J. (Ed.), Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change or Control? Theory, policy and practice explored. (Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice). (pp. 34-51). Abingdon: Routledge.
  6. Creative work: an historical perspective. In Jo Brayford, Francis Cowe and John Deering (Ed.), What Else Works. Creative work with offenders. Cullompton: Willan.
  7. & Skills and strategies in probation supervision: the Jersey study. In F. McNeill, P. Raynor and C. Trotter (Ed.), Offender Supervision. New directions in theory, research and practice. Cullompton: Willan.
  8. & Supervised freedom: the philosophy, values and historical origins of international probation. In Transnational Criminology Manual Volume 3. The Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publishers.
  9. & Towards a correctional service.. In A Handbook of Probation. (pp. 59-89). Cullompton: Willan.
  10. Day Centres. In Dictionary of Probation and Offender Management. Cullompton: Willan.
  11. Groupwork. In A Dictionary of Probation and Offender Management. Cullompton: Willan.
  12. The Resettlement of Prisoners in England and Wales: Learning from History and Research.. In Developments in Social Work with Offenders. London: Jessica Kingsley.
  13. Room for improvement: a history of the Probation Service's response to race.. In Race and Probation. (pp. 13-24). Cullompton: Willan.
  14. Paradigms teoretice si modele de practica in domeniul probatiunii.. In Manualul Consilierului De Reintegrare Sociala Si Supraveghere.. (pp. 157-172).
  15. Evaluarea practicii.. In Manualul Consilierului De Reintegrare Sociala Si Supraveghere.. (pp. 401-408).

Other Research Outputs

  1. & (2016). Observer les Competancies necessaires pour mener entretien (French translation of The Jersey Checlist Manual).. St. Helier: Jersey Probation Service.