The Third Sector’s Role in Managing Serious Offenders: Partners, Collaborators or Buffers?

  • Mary S. Corcoran
  • Samantha K. Weston
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Risk, Crime and Society book series (PSRCS)


This chapter will focus on the role of third-sector organisations in the management of sex offenders in the community. The chapter will consider, given the changing landscape of offender management, if the criminal justice system and third-sector organisations are working together or at cross-purposes.


Third sector Public protection Sex offenders 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary S. Corcoran
    • 1
  • Samantha K. Weston
    • 1
  1. 1.Keele UniversityKeeleUK

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