Professor Anne Worrall

Title: Emeritus Professor
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Email: a.j.worrall@keele.ac.uk
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Anne Worrall graduated from Keele University in Sociology and Applied Social Studies, with the Certificate of Qualification in Social Work. After several years as a probation officer, she returned to Keele to obtain an MA and PhD in Criminology. She worked as a Lecturer in Social Work at Manchester University before coming back to Keele in 1989. She has held management responsibilities as Head of School and Director of the Centre for Criminological Research. She retired from full-time employment in 2009.

Anne has recently completed an ESRC funded study of probation workers and their occupational cultures - The occupational cultures of probation officers

She is currently working with Mary Corcoran on two projects:  a mentoring programme for young women released from prison (funded by the charity Spurgeons) and a local Integrated Offender Management programme (funded by Staffordshire Police).

Selected Publications

  • WORRALL AJ and MAWBY RC. 2013. Doing Probation Work: Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation. Routledge.
  • WORRALL A and Mawby RC. 2011. Probation workers and their occupational cultures. link>
  • Worrall AJ and Mawby RC. 2011. 'They were very threatening about do-gooding bastards': Probation's changing relationships with the police and prison services in England and Wales. European Journal of Probation, vol. 3(3), 78-94. link>
  • Worrall A and Gelsthorpe L. 2009. ‘What works’ with women offenders: The past 30 years. Probation Journal, vol. 56(4), 329-345. doi>
  • WORRALL AJ and Hoy C. 2005. Punishment in the Community: Managing Offenders. Willan Publishing.

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Books

  • WORRALL AJ and MAWBY RC. 2013. Doing Probation Work: Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation. Routledge.
  • WORRALL AJ and Hoy C. 2005. Punishment in the Community: Managing Offenders. Willan Publishing.
  • WORRALL AJ and Carlen P. 2004. Analysing Women's Imprisonment. Willan Publishing.
  • Worrall, A., Alder, C.. 2004. Girls'Violence: Myths and Realities. SUNY, New York.
  • Worrall A. 1997. Punishment in the community. Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd.
  • Worrall A. 1990. Offending women. Taylor & Francis.
  • Carlen P and Worrall A. 1987. Gender, crime, and justice. Open University Pres.

Journal Articles

  • Worrall A. 2013. OUR GREATEST CHALLENGE: ABORIGINAL CHILDREN AND HUMAN RIGHTS. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 53(3), 523-525. link> doi>
  • WORRALL A and Mawby RC. 2012. Unlikely edgeworkers - probation workers and voluntary risk-taking. Howard League ECAN Bulletin, 6-9.
  • Worrall A. 2011. Offending Women: Power, Punishment and the Regulation of Desire. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK, vol. 11(4), 444-446. link>
  • Worrall AJ and Mawby RC. 2011. 'They were very threatening about do-gooding bastards': Probation's changing relationships with the police and prison services in England and Wales. European Journal of Probation, vol. 3(3), 78-94. link>
  • WORRALL A and Harker H. 2011. From 'community corrections' to 'probation and parole' in Western Australia. Probation Journal, vol. 58(4), 364-371. link>
  • WORRALL A and Mawby RC. 2011. It is rocket science. Britain in 2012, 25. link>
  • WORRALL A and Mawby RC. 2011. Probation workers - still the servants of the court?. Magistrate, 12. link>
  • Worrall A and Gelsthorpe L. 2009. ‘What works’ with women offenders: The past 30 years. Probation Journal, vol. 56(4), 329-345. doi>
  • Gelsthorpe L and Worrall A. 2009. Looking for Trouble: A Recent History of Girls, Young Women and Youth Justice. Youth Justice, vol. 9(3). doi>
  • Worrall A. 2008. Gender and probation in the Second World War. Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 8(3), 317-334. doi>
  • Worrall A. 2008. Gender and probation in the Second World War: Reflections on a changing occupational culture. Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 8(3), 317-333. link> doi>
  • WORRALL AJ and Mawby R. 2004. ‘Polibation' revisited: policing, probation and prolific offender projects. International Journal of Police Science and Management, vol. 6(2), 63-73. doi>
  • Worrall, A., Harding, R.. 2004. Cognitive Skills Training in the Western Australian Prison System.
  • Worrall A. 2003. What Works and community sentences for women. Criminal Justice Matters.
  • Worrall A. 2002. Prolific offender projects: a new route to public protection?. Criminal Justice Matters.
  • Worrall A. 2002. Targeting and treatment: Do prolific offender projects have a future?. Probation Journal, vol. 49(4), 277-286. doi>
  • Worrall A. 2001. Girls at Risk? Reflections on changing attitudes to young women's offending. Probation Journal.
  • Worrall A. 2001. Keeping women offenders out of prison: a threat to public safety. Safer Society.
  • Worrall A. 2000. Globalization, the millennium and the prison. THEORETICAL CRIMINOLOGY, vol. 4(3), 391-397. link> doi>
  • WORRALL A. 1989. WORKING WITH FEMALE OFFENDERS - BEYOND ALTERNATIVES TO CUSTODY. BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK, vol. 19(2), 77-93. link>

Chapters

  • Worrall A and Canton R. 2013. Community sentences and offender management for adults. In Criminology. Hale C, Hayward K, Wahidin A (Eds.). (25 vols.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Worrall A. 2009. Analysing Women's Imprisonment. In Key Readings in Criminology. Newburn T (Ed.). Willan Pub.
  • Worrall A. 2009. Community sentences and offender management. In Criminology. Hale C, Hayward K, Wahidin A (Eds.). Oxford Univ Pr.
  • WORRALL A. 2009. Community sentences and offender management. In Criminology. Hale C, Hayward K, Wahidin A (Eds.). Oxford University Press, USA.
  • Worrall A. 2009. 'Girls at risk? Reflection on changing attitudes to young women's Offending'. In Youth crime and juvenile justice. Muncie J and Goldson B (Eds.). (vol. 2).
  • Worrall A. 2008. The "Seemingness" of seamless offender management. In Imaginary Penalities. Carlen P (Ed.). Willan Publishing.
  • Worrall A. 2008. Community Punishments. In Dictionary of forensic psychology. Towl GJ, Farrington DP, Crighton DA, Hughes G (Eds.). Willan Pub.
  • Farrall S, Mawby RC, Worrall A. 2007. Prolific/Persistent offenders and desistance. In Handbook of probation. Gelsthorpe L and Morgan R (Eds.). Willan Publishing.
  • Worrall A and Walker S. 2006. Life as a Woman: the gendered pains of indeterminate imprisonment. In Prison Readings. Jewkes Y and Johnston H (Eds.). Willan Publishing.
  • Worrall A. 2005. Punishment in the Community. In Criminology. Hale C, Hayward K, Wahidin A, Wincup E (Eds.). OUP Oxford.
  • Worrall, A, Alder, C. 2004. A Contemporary Crisis?. In Girls' Violence: Myths and Realities. Worrall, A, Alder, C (Eds.). SUNY, New York.
  • Worrall A and Alder C. 2004. Girls' Violence: a contemporary crisis?. In Girls' Violence: Myths and Realities. Worrall A and Alder C (Eds.). State University of New York Press.
  • Worrall, A., Mawby, R.. 2004. Intensive projects for prolific/presistent offenders. In Alternatives to Prisons: Options for an Insecure Society. Bottoms, A, Rex, S, Robinson, G (Eds.). Willan, Cullompton.
  • Worrall, A., Mawby, R.. 2004. Intensive projects for prolific/presistent offenders. In Alternatives to Prison: Options for an Insecure Society. Bottoms, A, Rex, S, Robinson, G (Eds.). Willan, Cullompton.
  • WORRALL AJ. 2004. Twisted Sister, Ladettes and the New Penology: the Social Construction of 'Violent Girls'. In Girl's Violence: Myths and Realities (Suny Series in Women, Crime, and Criminology). Alder C and Worrall A (Eds.). State University of New York Press .
  • Worrall A. 2004. 'What Works' and the globalisation of punishment talk. In What Matters in Probation. Mair G (Ed.). Willan Publishing.
  • Worrall A. 2002. Missed Opportunities? The Probation Service and women offenders. In Probation: Working for Justice. Ward D, Scott J, Lacey M (Eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  • Worrall A. 2002. Rendering women punishable: the making of a penal crisis. In Women and Punishment: the struggle for justice. Carlen P (Ed.). Willan Publishing, Collumpton.
  • Worrall A. 2001. Juvenile Justice. In The Contemporary British Society Reader. Abercrombie N and Warde A (Eds.). Polity, Cambridge.
  • Worrall A and Souhami A. 2001. Social Work practice in the Criminal Justice System. In Social Care, Social Work and the Law. Kerbey S and Roche J (Eds.). Palgrave, London.
  • Worrall A. Community Punishments. In Dictionary of forensic psychology. Towl GJ, Farrington DP, Crighton DA (Eds.). Willan Publishing.

Other

  • WORRALL A and Mawby RC. 2011. Probation workers and their occupational cultures. link>
  • Worrall A, Boylan J, Roberts D. 2008. Children’s and young peoples’ experiences of domestic violence involving adults in a parenting role.
  • Worrall A and Gough M. 2008. Giving them back their dignity: a review of the Adelaide House Outreach Project for Women Offenders.
  • Mawby R, Worrall A, Hope T, Heath G. 2003. Intensive Supervision and Monitoring Projects.
  • Mawby R, Worrall A, Dunkerton L, Hope T. 2002. Stoke on Trent Targeted Policing Initiative Prolific Offender Project.
  • Hope T, Worrall A, Dunkerton L, Leacock V. 2001. Newcastle prolific Offenders Project, 1998-2001: Final Evaluation Report.

Anne has close connections with the University of Western Australia, Perth, where she has been visiting 'Professor-at-Large', promoting inter-disciplinary research in criminal justice and social policy/ social work. She has also been a member of the Parole Board of England and Wales and was a member of the RAE2008 sub-panel for Social Work and Social Policy. She is an Editor of The British Journal of Criminology.