Youth Offending and Youth Transitions: The Influence of Capital on Desistance from Crime

Dataset

Description

Interviews (approx. one hour in length) with 40 offenders aged 18-43, from Scotland (23 male and 17 female), all bar one of whom had been on intensive probation in the past and had 3+ previous convictions. They were asked to complete two exercises prior to the interview commencing, one on good and bad experiences throughout their lives and the other on offending type and frequency from age started to age stopped. These were then discussed during the interview. SPSS database for demographic and other quantitative and qualitative data arising from these 40 offenders.

The Data Collection is available for download to users registered with the UK Data Service.
Date made available1 Aug 2017
PublisherUK Data Service
Date of data production1 Jan 2010 - 30 Sep 2012
Geographical coverageScotland

Research Output

On the cusp of recognition: using critical theory to promote desistance among young offenders

Barry, M., 1 Feb 2016, In : Theoretical Criminology. 20, 1, 6 p.

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    Desistance by design: offenders' reflections on criminal justice theory, policy and practice

    Barry, M., 17 May 2013, In : European Journal of Probation. 5, 2, p. 47-65 19 p.

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  • Young women in transition: from offending to desistance

    Barry, M., Sep 2012, Young Adult Offenders: Lost in Transition?. Lösel, F., Bottoms, A. & Farrington, D. P. (eds.). p. 113-127 15 p.

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    Barry, M. (Creator), Moodie, K. (Contributor) (1 Aug 2017). Youth Offending and Youth Transitions: The Influence of Capital on Desistance from Crime. UK Data Service . 10.5255/UKDA-SN-850680