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"The book provides accounts of electronic monitoring from an impressive variety of international perspectives. These include accounts from several European countries, as well as countries in North America and Australasia… It is anticipated that this collection provides a more detailed understanding upon which further research can be built." ― Ella Holdsworth, The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice Vol 53 No 2. May 2014
"This book is an outstanding contribution to the growing body of work on electronic monitoring. In terms of both the themes addressed and the geographic reach, it is an ambitious undertaking, which is impressively realised." ― Dr. Jamie Bennett, Prison Service Journal
"This is a fine and important book that definitely fills a gap and is to be commended to anyone interested in punishment and control." - Prof. Tom Daems, Leuven Institute of Criminology, British Journal of Criminology
Mike Nellis is Emeritus Professor of Criminal and Community Justice in the School of Law, University of Strathclyde, UK. He was formerly a social worker with young offenders, has a PhD from the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge, and was involved in the training of probation officers at the University of Birmingham. He has written widely on the fortunes of the probation service, alternatives to imprisonment and particularly the electronic monitoring of offenders.
Kristel Beyens is Professor of Penology and Criminology at the Criminology Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. She has published on prison overcrowding, sentencing and the implementation of prison sentences and sentences in the community, such as electronic monitoring and community service. She is a member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Probation and of the European Working Group on Community Sanctions.
Dan Kaminski is Professor at the UCLouvain (University of Louvain-la-Neuve), Belgium, and President of the CRID&P (Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Deviance and Penality). He holds a PhD in Criminology and has published on managerialism, penal treatment of drug use, prisoners' rights, alternatives to prison and electronic monitoring.