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Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Maggie Blyth and Enver Solomon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The Youth Crime Action Plan, launched by the UK government in 2008, emphasises crime prevention and early intervention in different aspects of work with young people who offend or are considered to ... More


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


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


Ten years on: conclusions

Robert Newman and Maggie Blyth

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/9781847422613.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The contributions in this book have raised important policy questions with respect to three overlapping areas: the suitability of the current custodial system for children and young people; the scope ... More


The Context of the Bulger Case and its Ripple Effect

Claire McDiarmid

in Childhood and Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines, in depth, the way in which the Bulger case has become emblematic of debates surrounding youth crime, and of “evil children” and has been a touchstone for societal responses to ... More


Dramas of Social Tension and Adjustment

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Between 1950 and the early 60s, Dearden and Relph worked together on five films that were to become the focus for their subsequent reputation. These were the cycle of ‘social problem films’, ... More


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