"The present study has been prepared by the Department of Social Affairs, United Nations, at the request of the Social Commission and the Economic and Social Council ... [it] is not intended to be a complete description, or survey, of probation legislation and/or practice in the world. The scope of the study is confined to: (a) an attempt to define the characteristic and essential features of the probation system, and its relationship to related measures; (b) an analysis of the historical origins, development, and geographical diffusion of probation and derivative measures; (c) an exposition of probation legislation and practice in six selected countries; (d) a comparative and critical analysis of the contents of probation legislation and practice"--Foreword, p. xv. U.N. document symbol: E/CN.5/230. U.N. sales number: 1951.IV.2.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-391), author index (pages 395-398), and subject index (pages 399-407).
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The origins, development and spread of probation and related matters Probation and related matters in selected countries The contents of probation Appendices.