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Booklet summarising the results of the evaluation of the second phase of the Youth Inclusion Programme, an initiative begun in 2000 as part of the Youth Justice Board's strategy to tackle youth crime.

This briefing paper covers current literature and theory on racially motivated and hate crimes, the legal response to race and hate crimes, community responses to racially motivated crime and the implications for Scottish social policy.

Guidance document produced to enable and encourage restorative justice practitioners in Scotland to provide a high quality service by laying down nationally recognised standards of best practice.

Report of a study which investigated the nature and extent of gun, gang and knife crime in England and Wales. It concludes that the nature of the threat from guns, gangs and knives is changing and recommends the UK Government change its approach to this issue in order to reduce the levels of gang violence.

Document intended to provide guidance for practitioners on the principles and best practice for restorative justice services in the Children's Hearings system in Scotland with the aim of ensuring consistency and quality in these services.

Report containing information on women's experiences in the criminal justice system as victims, suspects, defendants and practitioners in criminal justice agencies.

It compares their representation and experiences with those of men and identifies if, and where, any disproportionality exists in the treatment they receive.

Report investigating the extent of the social and economic costs associated with the issue of socially excluded young people in the UK and concluding that interventions helping young people get into employment, education or training can considerably reduce the costs of social exclusion.

This podcast is part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series. In this podcast Professor Malcolm Hill talks about the fast track children's hearings system.

This podcast is part of the Glasgow School of Social Work Research Seminar Series. Professor Mike Nellis talks about the ethics and practice of using electronic monitoring devices or tags on offenders..

Paper looking at whether, and to what extent, increased local autonomy for the police could improve policing in England and arguing for a greater emphasis on partnership policing and neighbourhood policing.