I’m currently in Edinburgh for the conference of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP 2017) – the annual convention where the great and the good of political psychological research gather to share their latest research findings. While I’m waiting for my talk on Sunday morning (for delegates – 8:30am in […]

ISPP 2017 – My Thoughts on Day 1

Desistance theory is a criminological phenomenon which describes how criminal offenders stop their offending behaviour.  It is particularly pertinent in terms of conceptualising offender rehabilitation and the career of a criminal, as well as having practical applications for probation workers working with convicted criminals in the community.

Desistance Theory: A Brief Introduction