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What’s valuable, what’s valued in today’s youth justice?

Anne Robinson

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks critically at the New Labour reforms to the youth justice system and the ideas and values active in political rhetoric, policy and practice throughout their three terms in office. ... More


Promoting public protection in youth justice: challenges for policy and practice

David Monk

in Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422156
eISBN:
9781447302841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422156.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Two largely separate populations of children and young people are known to Youth Offending Teams (YOTs): the first at risk of committing serious harm to others and the second for whom safeguarding ... More


The Adversarial Process and the Vulnerable Witness

Louise Ellison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299097
eISBN:
9780191685613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299097.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Until quite recently it was commonplace to describe the witness as the ‘forgotten man’ in the criminal justice system. The last few years have seen a dramatic shift in thinking with an increasing ... More


Serious incidents in the youth justice system: management and accountability

Maggie Blyth

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Public opinion tends consistently to overestimate the scale and trend in offending as recorded official crime data. This applies to offending among young people as well as to offending among adults. ... More


Conclusion

Paul Sargent

in Wild Arabs and savages: A history of juvenile justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089169
eISBN:
9781781706626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089169.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion firstly reviews the four main lines of enquiry that have been undertaken by the book. It then highlights the manner in which the state has become enmeshed in the activity of governing ... 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


Anchoring identity: the construction of responsibility for and by young offenders in the US

Alexandra Cox

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter is concerned with the construction and expression of responsibility by and for young offenders. It examines some of the ways in which the expression of responsibility is demanded of ... More


Paternalism and the Social Control of Adolescent Girls: Juvenile Justice Reform in Canada

in Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In 1894, the federal government of Canada legislated its first separate juvenile court. In the latter part of the nineteenth century, separate courts were beginning to be developed in the country. ... 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


Childhood and Crime

Claire McDiarmid

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a treatise on youth justice which examines the treatment, by the criminal law and the criminal justice system, of children who commit serious crimes. It draws on legal, philosophical and ... More


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