Articles by: Kristel Beyens

Nr. 3 / 2013 - Electronic monitoring in Belgium : a penological analysis of current and future orientations
Electronic monitoring was introduced nationwide in Belgium in 2000 and has expanded ever since. Currently important changes are taking place, radically transforming its operation and nature. The aim...
Nr. 3 / 2012 - Does reintegration need REHAB? Early release procedures for prisoners without a legal permit of residence in Belgium.
Since the eighties, Belgium faces an increasing number of foreign prisoners. Accordingly, the number of foreign prisoners without a legal permit of residence, who are incarcerated in Belgian prisons d...
Nr. 1 / 2010 - From ‘community service’ to ‘autonomous work penalty’ in Belgium. What’s in a name?
In Belgium, community service (dienstverlening) for adults was introduced in 1994 as a condition of probation at the sentencing level and as a condition of mediation at the prosecution level. It becam...
Nr. 1 / 2010 - Editorial
The idea for this first special issue of the European Journal on Probation on community service took shape almost a year ago at the second meeting of the European Society of Criminology (ESC) Working ...
Nr. 1 / 2010 - Community service in Belgium, the Netherlands, Scotland and Spain: a comparative perspective
Current criminological research is particularly interested in the question whether or not we are witnessing a punitive turn and it seems that Western democracies today punish differently than a few de...


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