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Young people and 'risk'

Author: Maggie Blyth; Enver Solomon; Kerry Baker; Centre for Crime and Justice Studies (Grande-Bretagne)
Publisher: Bristol [Angleterre] : Policy Press ; [London] : Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, 2007.
Series: Researching criminal justice series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alongside the current media public preoccupation with high risk offenders, there has been a shift towards a greater focus on risk and public protection in UK criminal justice policy. This report draws together a distinguished panel to critically consider both the theory and application of the risk concept in work with young people and young adults that offend, both in terms of public protection and of young people's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Blyth; Enver Solomon; Kerry Baker; Centre for Crime and Justice Studies (Grande-Bretagne)
ISBN: 1847420001 9781847420008
OCLC Number: 799061758
Description: viii, 119 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Risk assessment and risk management : the right approach? --
2. Risk in practice: systems and practitioner judgement. --
3. Young people and violence: balancing public protection with meeting needs. --
4. Mental heath, risk and antisocial behaviour in young offenders: challenges and opportunities. --
5. Serious incidents in the youth justice system: management and accountability. --
6. Working with young people in a culture of public protection. --
7. Never too early? Reflections on research and interventions for early developmental prevention of serious harm.
Series Title: Researching criminal justice series
Responsibility: edited by Maggie Blyth, Enver Solomon and Kerry Baker.

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Alongside the current media preoccupation with high risk offenders, there has been a shift towards a greater focus on risk and public protection in UK criminal justice policy. This report draws  Read more...

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