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Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Maggie Blyth, Chris Wright, and Robert Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over the last decade, the reformed youth justice system has seen increases in the numbers of children and young people in custody, a sharp rise in indeterminate sentences and the continuing deaths of ... More


Regulating Police Detention: Voices from Behind Closed Doors

John Kendall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343516
eISBN:
9781447343714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343516.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Custody visitors are volunteers who, under a statutory scheme, make unannounced visits to police custody blocks and check on the welfare of detainees, in all parts of England and Wales. This book ... More


Conclusions

Jill Annison, Jo Brayford, and John Deering

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter draws together some of the broad themes, theories and ideas covered in the preceding contributions. It notes that despite the initial apparent welcome for Corston and the length of time ... More


Sentencing young people

Kerry Baker

in Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The rise in the number of young people in custody in England and Wales is well documented and it is also recognised that trends in sentencing are one of the key determinants of the custodial ... More


Child deaths in the juvenile secure estate

Barry Goldson and Deborah Coles

in Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter is about one of the most controversial issues in contemporary youth justice: child deaths in custodial institutions. First, it describes recent trends in child imprisonment in England ... More


From powerful to powerless fathers: gender equality in Danish family policies on parenthood

Charlotte Andersen and Anna-Birte Ravn

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the changes in Danish family legislation on custody and visiting rights in respect of children after divorce or partnership break-up, focusing on political discourses on ... More


Reducing the use of custody as a sanction: a review of recent international experiences

Julian Roberts

in Tackling prison overcrowding: Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421104
eISBN:
9781447303657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421104.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Constraining the rising prison population remains a challenge to most western countries. It has been 20 years since the United Nations Standard Rules for Non-Custodial Measure or the ‘Tokyo Rules’ ... More


Introduction

Maggie Blyth, Robert Newman, and Chris Wright

in Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is a collection of contributions from experts that examines government policy in the United Kingdom in relation to the incarceration of children and young people under eighteen years old. ... More


Children in custody

Rod Morgan

in Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In 2000, the Youth Justice Board (YJB), created by the Crime and Disorder Act of 1998, sought and was given responsibility for commissioning and purchasing all custodial places in England and Wales ... More


Types of secure establishment

Jim Rose

in Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The idea of a secure estate for children and young people is relatively recent in the United Kingdom and can be traced to the foundation of the Youth Justice Board (YJB) by the incoming Labour ... More


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