Youth Crime and Youth Justice: Public Opinion in England and Wales
This report presents the findings from the first national, representative survey of public attitudes to youth crime and youth justice in England and Wales.Significantly, it highlights that most people are demonstrably ill-informed about youth crime and youth justice issues. It also carries clear policy implications in relation to both public education and reform of the youth justice system.Youth crime and youth justice is essential reading for academics, researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the fields of criminal justice, criminology, social policy, social work and probation.Researching Criminal Justice seriesCrime and justice are issues of central political and public concern in contemporary Britain. This exciting new series presents top quality research findings in the field. It will contribute significantly to policy and practice debates and aims to improve the knowledge base considerably. The series will be essential reading for politicians and policy makers, academics, researchers and practitioners.For other titles in this series, please follow the series link from the main catalogue page.
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