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Youth justice practice with girls

Becky Shepherd

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/9781447319306.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter considers the treatment of girls within the youth justice system, and how this compares to the adult criminal justice system’s provision for women offenders. It examines key ... More


Juvenile Justice and Crime Policy in Europe

Frieder Dünkel

in Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826537
eISBN:
9781479838004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826537.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates youth justice policies and practice in Europe from a comparative perspective. It focuses on tendencies in youth justice legislation and on the sentencing practice of ... More


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

Jane B. Sprott and Anthony N. Doob

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

For over a century, as women have fought for and won greater freedoms, concern over an epidemic of female criminality, especially among young women, has followed. Fear of this crime wave — despite a ... More


Juvenile Offending: Welfare or Toughness

Claire McDiarmid

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The most striking point about offending by juveniles during the period of the Scottish Parliament's existence is the political capital which ‘dealing with the problem’ is perceived to create. The ... More


The prevention of youth crime: a risky business?

David Porteous

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

New Labour's ascent to power in 1997 led to a ‘new youth justice’. In this reformed system, the assessment and management of risk has been given a pivotal role. All young people referred to Youth ... More


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


Early intervention in the youth justice sphere: a knowledge-based critique

Barry Goldson

in Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Some children and young people are conceived as being particularly susceptible to ‘risk’, implying constructions of vulnerability and invoking the imperatives of protection and safeguarding (as in ... More


Setting the scene: risk, welfare and rights

Sarah Jones and Kerry Baker

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/9781847422156.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter outlines key features of the youth justice system in England and Wales, including the current focus on risk assessment and targeted interventions. It sets out some of the multiple ... 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


Introduction: An Experiment in Youth Justice

Carla J. Barrett

in Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter briefly outlines the alternative-to-incarceration (ATI) program exercised by the Manhattan Youth Part, the one courtroom set aside in Manhattan for criminal cases involving ... More


Community sentences and desistance from crime

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on community-based sentences and interventions, and on individual change processes, from offending to desistance and reintegration in society. Supervision of offenders in the ... More


Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Kerry Baker and Alex Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422156
eISBN:
9781447302841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422156.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPAs) are now one of the central features of government policy in the United Kingdom for managing the risk presented by violent and sexual offenders. ... More


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


Risk assessment and risk management: the right approach?

Hazel Kemshall

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/9781847420008.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In recent years, the ‘risk business’ has seen a phenomenal growth and net widening. This also applies to crime management, with risk forming a key ingredient of the penal policy. In the adult arena, ... More


the Impact of Law Reform: Deinstitutionalization in Law and Practice in the United States

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/9780226770062.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The last forty years of the twentieth century were a turbulent period for youth justice in both Canada and the United States. The 1974 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act was the first ... More


MAPPA as ‘risk in action’: discretion and decision making

Kerry Baker

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/9781847422156.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) are a fascinating example of ‘risk in action’, combining elements of the new penology with a more traditional (or perhaps clinical) focus on ... 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


Integrated or targeted youth support services: an essay on ‘prevention’

Howard Williamson

in Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

There is a lot of mischief within the debate on the respective merits and effectiveness of ‘universal’ versus ‘targeted’ services — of any kind. The point is that, in relation to any ‘target’ group ... More


Evidence-based skills in Welsh youth justice settings

Pamela Ugwudike and Gemma Morgan

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents the findings of a study that examined supervision skills within three youth offending teams. The study focused on youth justice practice in Wales and its objective was to ... More


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

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/9780226770062.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

More recently, there has been concern about the treatment of girls in the youth justice systems of both Canada and the United States. The differences between the treatment of girls and that of boys ... More


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